Garberia (Garberia heterophylla or Garberia fruiticosa) is a shrubby plant that is a member of the Asteracae or Daisy/Composite family. The foliage of this Florida native plant is rather dull gray-green most of the year until the fall when ... READ MORE
The structural importance of shrubs in the Florida garden
Typically defined as a multi-stemmed woody plant, shrubs are perennials with branches forming low to the ground. Most shrubs display hues of green through their leaves, which is one ... READ MORE
If there was ever a plant that was considered royalty in southern landscapes the camellias would undoubtedly be it. They have been grown in our gardens for over 200 years. With origins in Asia, it is thought that there are over 20,000 varieties ... READ MORE
Fall is the season for leaf color changes on many plants, but we are often concerned when we see evergreen plants with brown leaves. Learn what is normal browning for evergreens and when to seek more help from UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.
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Are you getting ready to plant new shrubs in your landscape? Before you buy another plant or dig another hole, watch this quick step-by-step video tutorial. I've included tips about plant selection, hole sizing, mulching & more. Get ready ... READ MORE
Mahonia is a large genus of evergreen shrubs, although only a handful of species are well suited to Florida landscapes. But if you’re looking for a drought tolerant, shade-tolerant shrub then you’ll want to consider a Mahonia. These plants ... READ MORE
The Blue Point Juniper has dense, blue‐green foliage making it a nice specimen tree for landscapes. Its pyramidal form and blue coloring will make a statement and contrast nicely with surrounding plants. Just be sure to give this tree a little ... 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
Wednesday, February 19, 10 a.m.
James S. Page Government Center
96135 Nassau Place
Nassau County Extension Director/Nassau County Horticulture Agent IV Rebecca Jordi will conduct ... READ MORE
By Ralph E. Mitchell
It is always in the nature of the gardener to find new flowering shrubs to add to their landscape collection. One such plant that I am looking at is the King’s Mantle, also known as Thunbergia erecta. This plant ... READ MORE