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Hibiscus Care: How to Help These Perennials Thrive in Southern Florida

August 8, 2022 |

From red to pink to lavender, and more, hibiscus flowers are the definition of ‘living color.’ Here’s how to grow hibiscus, plus another way to drink in all that beauty!

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The Best Practices for Growing Okra in Southern Florida

August 1, 2022 |

It’s almost time to start planting okra! With these best practices, you’ll be extra prepared for a successful harvest. To start, soak your seeds to germinate evenly.

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Monstera Care: Everything You Need To Know

July 25, 2022 |

Keep your monstera happy and healthy with confidence! These tips will help you determine if your plant is thriving and teach you how to train them to climb.

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How to Reduce Water Usage in Your Garden

July 18, 2022 |

Cut back on watering and time spent watering with these tips on water conservation, including hydrozoning, mulch, and watering based on soil moisture rather than time.

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Wine Pairings For Your Southern Florida July Vegetable Harvest

July 12, 2022 |

Nothing goes better than fresh garden veggies than a nice glass of wine! Of course, the right pairing is essential. We’ll start with pairings for roasted veggies.

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True Blue Plants to Brighten Your Days

July 4, 2022 |

As rare as true blue plants may be, we have plenty to grow in Fort Lauderdale! At the top of the list is Agapanthus, which forms sapphire orbs of mini lilies.

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Water Features for a Peaceful Backyard Retreat

June 27, 2022 |

The sound of running water will help you relax, whether you’re tanning, enjoying coffee in the garden, or reading a book. Plus, there are many options to suit your space.

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Garden Party Ideas For The Fourth of July

June 20, 2022 |

Elevate your garden party skills with these tips for creating a memorable patriotic celebration. Decorate your yard and make some tasty recipes for your potluck.

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How To Safely Grow Oleander In Your Garden

June 13, 2022 |

Pink, poisonous, and irresistible; learn where to plant your oleander, how to fertilize it, how much sun it needs, and how to care for it safely.

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Floral-Infused Syrups For Summer Cocktails

June 6, 2022 |

Brighten up your summer cocktails with these botanical cocktail syrup recipes made with flowers from your garden, including lavender, begonia, hibiscus, and rose.

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