Stampede of The Millipede

Did you know? The word millipede derives from two Latin words – mil, which means “thousand” and ped which means “feet.” However, scientists have not been able to discover a millipede species with 1,000 legs. Most millipedes typically have fewer than 100 legs....

Falling for Vegetables & Herbs

Fall tends to conjure up lots of rustic imagery for a large portion of the country. For us Floridians, however, fall is just as green as ever! Late August to early October is a time of great potential for those looking to grow vegetables in the Sunshine State. In...

Concentrate on Growing Citrus Trees

Ready for a bit of juicy gossip about gardening in Florida? If the area you live in doesn’t experience freezing temperatures, you can grow your own citrus fruits! Growing oranges, lemons, limes, etc. is one of the great joys of living in this state, but it helps to...

Bringing the Outdoors Indoors, With Houseplants!

Being surrounded by lush greenery in the form of plants is good for the mind and soul… being around bugs and the summer heat? That’s a different story. Whether you have a green thumb or not, it can be a demanding task to stay on top of your outdoor garden. So why not...

A Bird’s Eye View to the Ideal Garden for Hummingbirds

Summer is here and that means it’s time for backyard BBQs, garden parties, splashing around in the pool, and no school for the kids! While you may remember to make your home and backyard look nice for friends and family, it’s especially important to ensure that other...

What It Takes to Grow Succulents

Succulents have grown trendier by the year and are the perfect decorative addition to any home, garden, or office space. The diverse group of plants comes in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes and requires such minimal care that they’re sure to thrive in whatever...

Bringing the Butterflies to You

Gardens are innately a beautiful thing to behold, but a garden with butterflies? That’s just heavenly! Contrary to what you may think, gardening for the purpose of attracting butterflies is not difficult at all. Effective butterfly gardens don’t require a large amount...

Stop and Smell the Roses

Happy spring! We love our roses here in northeast Florida because they give us beautiful blooms all year round. Right now, we have Fortuniana rootstock roses in our Garden Center, and they are especially amazing – not to mention, hard to find! Something else we have...

When to Prune What

Spring is upon us, which means it’s an important time of year for our landscapes; especially because it’s pruning season! Pruning your plants at the proper time of year is essential to their overall health and longevity. Although pruning at the wrong time of year...