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How to Make Your Garden Hurricane-Ready

July 10, 2019 |

Are you ready for hurricane season? These tips can help your garden survive the storm (relatively) unscathed!

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Raised Bed Gardening

July 3, 2019 |

Whether it’s gorgeous annuals or delicious, mouth-watering veggies— you take pride in what you plant in your garden beds. Why not show your plants some extra love this year by upgrading them to a raised garden bed? It doesn’t hurt your curbside appeal, either!

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Aloe Vera

June 25, 2019 |

Even those with the blackest of thumbs deserve the presence of plants in their homes. Aloe vera is your best shot at owning a plant that won’t die, and it doesn’t hurt that it’s got some beauty and character to it, too!

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Incorporating Hardscaping Garden Features

Incorporating Hardscaping Garden Features

June 17, 2019 |

Choosing the best hardscaping features to include in your landscape design requires a bit of pre-planning, and a solid idea of the overall vision you want to achieve.

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Designing a Hanging Basket

June 10, 2019 |

A hanging basket overflowing with flowers and foliage adds just the right touch of drama to any space. Design your own with this guide!

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Mini Pot Gardens

June 4, 2019 |

No yard? No problem! If you’re yearning for a garden but don’t have a ton of free space, try your hand at mini pot gardening! You’ll be amazed at the endless options you have for creating and arranging a garden comprised of tiny pots.

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Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Yard

May 28, 2019 |

Outdoor entertaining is one of the best parts of summer, but nothing puts a damper on a backyard barbecue like swarms of mosquitoes biting your ankles. These tiny bugs aren’t just a nuisance—they can carry harmful illnesses, as well, and many people suffer from significant allergic reactions when bitten. To keep these unwanted visitors from…

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Gardening in Florida’s Rainy Season

May 20, 2019 |

When gardening in Southern Florida we enjoy a tropical climate that is truly the envy of most of the country—we have balmy warm and dry winters starting in October and are now getting into the full swing of our summer rainy season. Our weather affords us the opportunity to grow what most other American gardeners…

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Growing Desert Roses

May 15, 2019 |

These iconic southern flowers brighten up desert landscapes with their distinctive clusters of tubular blossoms in bold shades of red, pink, yellow, and white. They can grow as shrubs or small trees, reaching heights of up to 6 feet here in Florida. While they’re a bit of a slow grower, their impressive displays of foliage…

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Mom and the Garden

May 8, 2019 |

Many of our earliest memories and experiences in the garden were spent alongside Mom, as she toiled away in the soil, tending to seedlings. Moms taught us to treat these small forms of life with all the gentleness and respect we would give any other little creature. We learned to enjoy the simple satisfaction of…

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