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Planting Rain Gardens for the Rainy Season

June 26, 2023 |

Planting a rain garden is a great way to make your landscape more sustainable and beautiful. The plants that thrive in a rain garden are simply breathtaking!

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Native Tropicals for Your South Florida Garden

June 12, 2023 |

Lucky for us, native tropical plants are easy to find and grow here in Florida! Here are seven of our favorite tropical varieties, straight from our nursery.

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Succulents for South Florida: Design and Inspiration

May 15, 2023 |

Succulents can be challenging to incorporate into your landscape, but these five low-maintenance options make designing your Fort Lauderdale garden a breeze.

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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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