Blog & Newsletter


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.

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Mom and the Garden

May 8, 2019 |

As Mother’s Day approaches, we can reflect on these happy times and present Mom with something meaningful that shows much we appreciate her unconditional love.

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Air Plants

April 30, 2019 |

From the depths of the Amazon rainforest comes one of the most peculiar and fascinating houseplants of all: the tillandsia! More commonly known as the air plant, this subspecies of the Bromeliad family doesn’t require soil to root. Instead, they’ll pretty much thrive wherever you place them so long as they receive adequate water and…

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Fragrant Plants

April 23, 2019 |

Scent is one of the most powerful human senses. It’s amazing how quickly memories can flood your mind when presented with a familiar, pleasant scent. Filling your garden with lovely fragrant flowers will not only create a serenely beautiful atmosphere, but it will also reinforce all the amazing memories you create at home. When kids…

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