Everyone is talking about butt rott -- Ganoderma butt rott that is! Lately I've had more phone calls than ever from homeowners seeking to identify the strange fungus growing out of their palm trees and wondering what to do next.
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Could you have the next winner?
The annual Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards Program is on the lookout for landscapes that showcase the best in "water-wise" design and maintenance. This annual contest is open to residents, ... READ MORE
If you're reading this, you may have noticed a disturbance in the Florida-Friendly force... Yes, one of the original websites for Florida-Friendly Landscaping has disappeared from the interwebs.
Meanwhile, if you've visited some of ... READ MORE
Fill your landscapes with diversity! Our vibrant landscapes should exude a mix of different groundcovers, perennials, annuals, shrubs, and trees. Landscapes provide tremendous value when we diversify the landscape. In the “Diversify ... READ MORE
April is Almost Here
Bees are buzzing, flowers blooming, and many plants are awaking from their winter-time slumber. Although many of us are cooped-up and getting a little stir-crazy, the garden awaits. Gardening is one of our most powerful ... READ MORE
A Lesson from History: Dutch Elm Disease
It is a strange thing; a never-ending story continually appearing in the landscape. We fall in love with a specific landscape aesthetic, certain plant material begins to dominate the landscape, and then ... READ MORE
This is the fourth post in the Landscape Design Series
“Don’t Panic” has been our reoccurring mantra with the landscape design series. Now that we have discussed some of the basics of landscape design, our confidence should have grown ... READ MORE
These are some famous words from one of my favorite movies but the idea of making good choices extends throughout life and even into the garden. When it comes time to choose a plant to put into your landscape, what should you look for?
Selecting ... READ MORE