The Queen is dripping. The waterfall of purple flowers cascading over trellises and featured in spring selfies is known as Queen’s Wreath. This tropical vine commands attention. Wrapping and twining up a supporting structure, these sandpapery ... READ MORE
Springtime brings many birds to the Central Florida area. Florida is home to over 500 bird species. We have some species like the Northern Cardinal that live here year-round, while others stopover during the spring as they migrate back north.
To ... READ MORE
One of the world's most prolific species of pollinators, the honey bee, is arguably the most important insect species known to mankind. However, despite their immeasurable importance in the role of food production, they often have a negative ... READ MORE
This is a three-part program to improve gardening skill and knowledge.
“What’s the Deal with Invasive Plants” with Dr. Jason Ferrell and Christine Felds, UF Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
“Table Herbs” includes discussion ... READ MORE
It's time for a sprinkler tune-up!
With another "dry season" approaching in central FL, it's time to make sure your sprinkler system is putting water where it's needed, when it's needed...
So, if you're a DIY person, get ready ... READ MORE
The Spring Plant Sale will be in Lakeland on April 23 and 24 from 7:30 am-noon for reservation only. Reserve your tickets here.
Tickets are for a 30 minute shopping time blocks. If you are not able to attend, please un-register so someone else ... READ MORE
It is finally spring! Well, maybe it has been spring in Central Florida for a few weeks now, but it is finally official. If you find yourself needing to grab some fresh air, take some time to check out the spring flowers near you!
Flowering ... READ MORE
Spring is a good time to clean up, plan and prep your landscape for planting. Even though we don’t experience winter in the same way they do “up north”, plants may be damaged and there is still work to do in the yard to clean up after ... READ MORE
Coming from the Northeast, I used to understand how seasons and cold weather worked in the garden.
In the fall it got colder, leaves dropped, and most of the plants just stopped growing and winter blooming was very rare. In fact, with warm ... READ MORE