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The Best Heat-Tolerant Annuals for Containers

May 25, 2021 |

To save you the heartache of losing your lovely blooms to the Florida summer sun, we put together this list of the best heat-tolerant annual flowers for Fort Lauderdale.

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Should You Use a Self-Watering Pot?

May 17, 2021 |

With an uptick of green thumbs and houseplant enthusiasts eager to keep their garden and plants in good condition, it’s no wonder that the green industry has responded with new tactics and inventions to keep plants healthy and thriving. But are self-watering pots worth the investment? Find out all of the pros and cons here to decide for yourself.

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How to Grow Healthy Orchids Outdoors

May 10, 2021 |

Orchids have long been considered one of the most beautiful and exotic indoor plants, but here in Florida, since there’s no threat of frost, you can learn how to grow them outdoors! The care requirements are a little different when you grow orchids outside the house, but it really isn’t difficult once you learn the basics.

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How to Grow Basil + 3 Simple Summer Recipes!

May 3, 2021 |

Knowing how to grow basil is such a valuable skill—after all, you can never run out of creative ways to use this delicious and versatile herb! It has a crisp complexity that mingles so well with both sweet and savory notes. And if you love to grow your own food, basil is perfect for pairing with garden fruits and veggies for a fresh burst of summery flavor.

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Our Favorite Beautiful and Edible Tropical Plants

April 26, 2021 |

This guide can help you select, prepare, and nurture gorgeous edible tropical plants.

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The 10 Best Backyard Shade Trees for South Florida

April 19, 2021 |

Did you know that planting a shade tree can actually save you money? Plant one of these SoFlo beauties in your backyard this spring!

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When and How to Divide Perennials

April 12, 2021 |

Dividing and relocating perennials can help your garden to be more striking and lush.

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7 Benefits Of Growing Groundcovers Plants In South Florida

April 6, 2021 |

Groundcovers aren’t just pretty—they’re super useful, too! You’ll be amazed at all the benefits of these beautiful plants.

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Choose These Fertilizers for Your Tropical Fruits, Flowers, and Palms!

March 29, 2021 |

What’s a South Florida garden without tropical plants? Get more fruit and brighter color with these fertilizer tips!

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How to Grow and Care for Key Lime Trees

March 22, 2021 |

Limes are for everyone! Read our guide for planting and caring for Key lime trees in your own backyard.

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