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Healthy Knees & Backs: Our Ergonomic Gardening Guide

May 1, 2023 |

We all love spending the day in the Florida sunshine, but it’s hard on our bodies. Ergonomic tools, raised beds, and pathways make it easier to enjoy gardening.

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Seasonal Annuals for Fresh Razzle-Dazzle

April 17, 2023 |

Spring allows you to plant both cool and warm season annuals to your heart’s content. Begonias are a staple of Southern Florida, but here are some more ideas!

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Tips for Creating a Lush Tropical Garden

April 3, 2023 |

When coming up with tropical garden ideas, texture is very important. Big, glossy leaves are a tropical staple, but there are other elements you should include.

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Vines for Fabulous Color in Your Garden

March 20, 2023 |

If you want tips for managing vines and their beautiful flowers, be sure you’re growing them in their best-suited conditions, and don’t be afraid to prune!

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Designing Small Gardens that Make a Big Impact

March 6, 2023 |

Designing small gardens is more than choosing small plants. Using vertical space and mimicking nature are just a few ways a small garden can make a big impact.

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Small Salt-Loving Plants for Your Coastal Garden

February 23, 2023 |

Rugosas and lantanas are classic beachside favorites, but they’re not alone. Here are the best small plants to add to your Florida garden for a pop of color.

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Foliage and Flowers for Year-Round Color

February 20, 2023 |

In Florida, we can have colorful gardens all year-round. Crotons and bougainvillea both infuse a garden with color, but there are more plants to choose from!

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How to Start a Garden Journal

January 23, 2023 |

Keep your busy gardener’s brain focused and organized with a garden journal, allowing you to spend more time reaping what you sow and less time problem-solving.

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Decorating Your Garden for Pollinators

January 9, 2023 |

There’s more to a pollinator-friendly garden than planting flowers. Garden décor can provide you with beauty and pollinators with food, water, and shelter!

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8 Great Peppers to Plant (From Mild to Wild!)

December 26, 2022 |

Whether you prefer a sweet crunch or you like to eat adventurously, there’s a pepper for every palate! Here are eight tasty ones to try, rated by scorch factor.

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