Your garden’s colorful blooms may begin to fade this month as perennials decline. Combat this by installing a variety of plants, maintaining them carefully, and pruning strategically. Extend the life of your blooming plants and enjoy a vibrant late-summer garden.
Florida’s distinct regions are suitable for different fruits and certain cultivars. In general, grow tropical fruits in South Florida, citrus in South and Central Florida, and stone and pome fruit in Central and North Florida. However, there are always exceptions; do your research before deciding.
In honor of National Mango Day, make plans now to grow your own mangos! Choose the best variety for your property and location and the ideal planting site. Follow our planting tips to set your mango tree up for success.
July is too hot for planting more than a few vegetables. Maintain your current garden and prepare for your future one. Construct raised beds or mounds to improve drainage and consider a soil solarization system to rid the soil of unwanted pests, weeds, and diseases.
Create a magical oasis in a moonlight garden, featuring white, silver, and cool-colored plants, accessories, and hardscaping that reflect the light of the moon. Water features and fragrant flowers stimulate the senses. When you’re done, you’ll have an intimate space perfect for nighttime conversation, walks, and meditation.
Plant care is a hobby for many, but most homeowners don’t have the time to cultivate the private garden of their dreams. You might not either, and maybe you don’t have to. Instead, visit a public garden!
Successfully planting bulbs this year requires the right timing, location, and care. And for many, the time is now! With the right conditions, beautiful spring and summer blooms are just around the corner. Let’s talk about how to make it happen.
Are there plants that will happily go into the ground at Christmastime? You bet. In Florida, planting and growing seasons continue through the winter months. Planting broccoli and moving shrubs across the yard are just a few tasks perfectly suited for December.
When it comes to landscaping, winter does not have to be synonymous with gray and drab. In Florida, several types of trees display colorful foliage throughout the cool season. A property can also be brightened up with pots, beds, and banks of glorious winter annuals.