Plants & Shrubs
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.
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.
With spring arriving in less than a month, it’s time to help your plants begin transitioning to the warmer seasons. You might be seeing new growth already, so don’t wait much longer to fertilize, water, prune, and control pests.
In Central and Southern Florida, count on your roses growing and blooming all year long. In the northern parts of the state, they’ll still thrive for nine months every year. Not bad! To keep them growing strong, prune them the right way.
Many Floridians break out their jackets once temperatures drop into the 60’s. Fortunately, our plants are hardier than most of us, but frosts and freezes in January and February present a threat that needs to be properly addressed to avoid plant damage.
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.
The Christmas season is full of joy and cheer but finding the perfect gift for everyone in your life can be anything but. Read on to take the guesswork out of this year’s present search for your gardener.
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.
Strawberries are a cool season crop in Florida, and the time to plant is now! Make sure the growing conditions are right and take care to fertilize, water, and protect your crops from animals. Follow our harvest guidelines and choose one of these Florida-friendly cultivars.