Attract beneficial insects to your garden by building an insect house. Fostering a healthy insect population promotes biodiversity, helps to prevent plant diseases, supports plant productivity, and recycles nutrients from plant matter back into the soil. Read our guide and build your own!
It may be hot, but you can still grow vegetables in August! Planting guidelines vary across the state, but herbs and even watermelons can be grown in all regions. Prepare your soil, plant based on the recommendations for your region, and enjoy another summer harvest.
Implement these Florida-Friendly Landscaping Practices to conserve our state’s natural resources, as well as your time, money, and energy. Plant selection, watering practices, pest management, and more all play key roles in protecting the environment for years to come.
Transform your landscaping with inspiring modern design. Emphasize clean lines, angles, and patterns. Balance structured hardscape with subtle color, furniture and design features, and an accent or two. Create warmth with natural elements. Remember that less is more!
Rich green leaves indicate a thriving, healthy plant. Yellowing leaves may indicate chlorosis, a condition usually treated by adding micronutrients or decreasing the pH level of soil. Though rarely fatal, this condition requires treatment to prevent it from progressing.
Fertilizing is one way to care for your lawn. It supplements the nutrients your soil provides to create a perfectly balanced diet for your turfgrass. Assess what nutrition your lawn is currently getting and choose an appropriate fertilizer accordingly.
Some Floridians are so used to hurricane season that they hardly give it a second thought. It’s true that most hurricanes won’t rip through your hometown, but the key is to prepare for the one that might.
A quintessentially Floridian plant, palms are a perfect accent for any home. Palms are unique and require care that is different from other trees, so understanding what they need before planting creates the best opportunity for them to thrive.
Now is the time to finish winter cleaning and get ready for summer. The grass has begun to grow, and lawns need more care than they did last month. Check out our pointers for making the transition from winter to summer.