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Create a Hummingbird Garden

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Hummingbirds pollinate about 7,000 species of flowers! They move quickly from flower to flower and require lots of nectar, as well as shelter, water, and supplemental food sources. Attract hummingbirds to your garden with these design and plant suggestions.

Landscape with Bamboo

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Incorporate bamboo into your landscaping as an accent or a privacy screen. While you may think all bamboo spreads aggressively, that’s not the case. Floridians can choose from many non-invasive varieties, but you must consider cold hardiness if you live in Central or North Florida.

Houseplants for the Florida Home

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Houseplants bring natural color, warmth, and life into a space – not to mention health benefits like reduced blood pressure and purified air. Try your hand at caring for houseplants with one of our low-maintenance suggestions – just pay attention to light requirements and watering needs.

Grow Heirloom Tomatoes in Your Garden

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What makes a tomato “heirloom” and why are these fruits all the rage right now? Consider growing your own for their unique characteristics and complex flavor profiles. We discuss the best varieties to start in your Florida garden and cultivation tips to promote successful growth.

Create a Living Wall

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Create a living wall – where landscaping and design meet. Plants are grown in stacked rows of modular systems to make a vertical garden: a striking statement for your interior or exterior space. Choose the best placement and plants, plan the irrigation, and construct your wall!

Celebrate Nature Conservation Day

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Celebrate World Nature Conservation Day! Make choices now for the sake of the Earth’s future and generations to come. Conserve water, garden for biodiversity with native plants and habitat restoration, and use pesticides and fertilizers responsibly to reduce runoff and pollution.

The Magic of a Moonlight Garden

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Create a moonlight garden featuring plants, hardscaping, and accessories colored in whites, silvers, and other cool colors that reflect the light of the moon. Choose fragrant flowers and water features to engage the senses, making an intimate oasis for nighttime meditation, walks, or conversation.

All About Propagation

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Homeowners: propagation is an easy way to add more of the plants you love to your landscaping without increasing your landscaping costs. Choose from several methods of propagation, like cutting, layering, division, or seed germination, based on the type of plant you home to reproduce.

Landscape Plants That Love the Heat

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Although the Florida summer may limit planting options, there are still a plethora of heat-loving plants that you can incorporate into your landscaping this month. Consider annuals for sunny and shady spots, and warm-weather bulbs that will offer stunning blooms throughout the summer season.

Start a Pollinator Garden

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Bees, butterflies, and other pollinators play a critical role in the production of fruits, vegetables, and nuts we eat on a daily basis. Provide shelter and food for these crucial insects and animals by creating a pollinator garden.