Plants & Shrubs
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.
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.
Your bushes need some attention this month. Don’t “shrub” it off—this article provides everything you need to properly care for your shrubs in preparation for spring. Included are our pro tips for pruning, shaping, planting, watering, and fertilizing.
Many sun-loving Florida plants do well in the heat but are not hardy enough to withstand an overnight freeze. Keep an eye on the forecast and prepare your plants properly to keep them happy and healthy all winter long.
Many types of bamboo thrive in Florida—they are ideal for privacy screens or beautiful landscape accents. Cold hardiness is an important factor in choosing a variety, and most bamboo types aren’t as invasive as you may have heard.