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Fruit Trees for Southern Florida That Bear Fruit Fast

October 19, 2022 |

Not only are they gorgeous, they produce fruit as well! You’ll love these fast-producing fruit trees —from figs to avocados, and more!

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The Best Butterfly-Friendly Shrubs for Southern Florida

October 10, 2022 |

Butterflies are beautiful and effective pollinators, so attracting them to your yard is a must! Our list of shrubs that attract pollinators starts with firebush.

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Try These 3 Plant Combo Designs for Raised Beds

October 3, 2022 |

Planting in raised garden beds makes gardening easier than ever—you can manage multiple plants at once when you create your perfect combinations!

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How to Plant a Herb Wheel Garden

September 26, 2022 |

Herb wheel gardens are a fresh new take on herb gardening that will steal your heart. To start, map your garden bed in a circle with pie-like sections for each herb.

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Why Crop Rotation Is Essential for a Healthy Garden

September 19, 2022 |

You may have heard of crop rotation for farmers’ fields, but it works for your garden too! For starters, it’s a natural pest and disease prevention method.

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How to Store and Plant Bulbs in South Florida

September 12, 2022 |

Planting spring-flowering bulbs like tulips and daffodils in the south is easier than you think. Discover the secret to growing them here in the Florida heat!

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Better Together: Your Guide to Companion Planting

September 5, 2022 |

Companion planting is all about pairing plants strategically to get bigger, tastier fruits and vegetables, larger yields, healthier soil, and so much more.

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Amazing Alocasias: How to Plant and Care for Elephant Ears

August 29, 2022 |

As their name suggests, elephant ears give your garden the feeling of an exotic escape. Check out these tips for how to plant and care for alocasia outdoors!

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The Green Tomato Guide: A Southern Specialty

August 22, 2022 |

Understanding the classic green tomato, how it differs from unripe regular tomato varieties, how to grow them, and recipes that accent their special flavor!

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Mother Nature’s Beauty Routine: DIY Organic Plant-Based Skin Care

August 15, 2022 |

Lovers of clean, plant-based skin care may be surprised to know that many of the active ingredients in your favorite formulas can be found in your home garden!

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