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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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How to Outsmart Citrus Leafminers

March 15, 2021 |

Whether you’re dealing with citrus leafminer or not, this article is a must-read for backyard citrus growers in SoFlo!

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Early Spring Lawn Care Tips for South Florida

March 8, 2021 |

Keeping your lawn green all summer in Florida can at times be challenging, but if you complete these spring lawn care steps, things will be much easier down the road!

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The Best Annual Flowering Plants for Full Sun

March 1, 2021 |

A little SoFlo sun won’t stop these powerhouse plants from blooming brightly. Here are our favorite heat-tolerant annuals to plant this March!

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