September 22 was the first day of autumn, and the time has come to prepare for fall landscaping tasks. Plant cool-weather annuals, bulbs, perennials, and vegetables; adjust your irrigation system, and implement turfgrass maintenance and care measures.
September is the time to start preparing for the fall landscaping tasks of October and November. Plant cool-weather flowers, start a fall and winter vegetable garden, and care for your turfgrass as summer transitions into autumn.
Flower gardens can bring your landscape to life, and gardening with kids is a fun way to get your children outside and experiencing nature. Growing flowers gives children experience in caring for something, taking ownership, and observing the natural cycle of life.
Splash your property with color by placing blooming plants and shrubs in beds, borders and containers. Grow shrubs with colored leaves for year-round hues and impact. Plant bromeliads—tropical shade-lovers that produce blooms from delicate to showy to phantasmagoric.
The morning air is turning cooler, and we’re getting whiffs of fall now. Daytime temps are still high, but central and north Florida have...
Container gardens can be found everywhere, from the estate courtyard to the apartment balcony. The vessels themselves run the gamut—classic clay urn, vintage bathtub, hollowed-out log. In this blog, we present lists of ideas as well as mistakes to avoid in container garden creation.
Creating a charming space in an ordinary garden can be as easy as placing an arbor in the entranceway. With a few basic styles and an endless number of variations to choose from, the perfect arbor is out there just waiting to be found.
Looking for a small tree that resists drought, loves the sun, and laughs at humidity? The Crape Myrtle is your tree. Possibly the quintessential flowering tree of the southeastern USA, the crape myrtle comes in a variety of colors from peaceful to show stopping.
Yes, roses do grow in Florida. Very well, in fact, if you pick the right ones and plant them in the right places. In this blog we look at how to find the best roses for Florida and how to plant them.
Over 20,000 species of orchids grace our planet (and even more hybrids). Most are epiphytic, meaning they grow on other plants. In general, orchids are easy to maintain, although in Florida’s July and August summer conditions, growers must water and fertilize well, manage pests, and watch for rot and fungus.