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5 Reasons to Grow Aloe

1.Antioxidant & Antibacterial – The compounds found in aloe vera gel inhibit the growth of certain bacteria that can cause infections in humans. This is why it can be used to help heal wounds, reduces redness, itching, and skin problems. 2.Oral Hygeine – Rinsing with aloe vera gel is just as effective as standard mouthwash with […]

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Red White and Blue

Reds: Caladiums, Dipladenia, Hibiscus     Whites: Caladiums, Begonias, Pentas Blues: Blue Daze, Blue Agave, Blue Pottery

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6 tips for the New Mom

Bringing home new plants can be both exciting and nerve racking… especially if you have failed before or don’t have a green thumb. Fear not! We have these simple guidelines to help you have success. 1. Start with “Easy” Plants     Start off with something low maintenance. Succulents, cactus, Sanseveria, and Pothos, are all […]

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Florida Friendly Landscaping

Florida friendly landscaping means using plants that are both environmentally friendly and low maintenance. This means using materials meant of our zone, can adapt easily to your yard, and are ‘water wise.’ Right Plant, Right Place For the best success in your yard, you must use plants that can thrive in your existing landscape. What […]

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Mojito Recipe

Mojitos are a great refreshing drink for the summer time. Mint & lime are commonly found in Florida landscapes and combine perfectly in this cocktail. Bonus points if you have things such as blueberry bushes or strawberries to add into this drink! Ingredients: 10 mint leaves 1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges 2 tablespoons sugar […]

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Repurposed Easter Basket

Materials Needed: Easter Basket Landscape Fabric Scissors Glue Gun Plants Soil Step 1: Cut out fabric to be placed inside basket. Step 2: Glue bottom and sides of fabric to the container. Step 3: Cut off any extra fabric. Step 4: Place your chosen plants inside, and fill with dirt. (We used Euphorbia ‘Breathless’, assorted […]

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Beneficial Insects

Ladybugs: Both adults and larvae feast on aphids, mealy bugs, mites, scale and other pest insects. -How to attract them: Plant dill, cilantro, fennel, geraniums, and coreopsis. Bees: Help pollinate fruit trees and other edible plants. -How to attract them: Do not use pesticides, plant native flowers such as Gaillardia and Coreopsis. The more diverse […]

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What to do in April

What to Plant -annuals, bulbs, shrubs, flowering trees, heat loving vegatables & herbs What to Do -monitor pests such as aphids, leaf miner, scale, etc -identify and preserve beneficial insects -divide clumps of bulbs, perennials, or grasses to clean out beds, redistribute, or share with friends -rule out cultural issues like lack of water on […]

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COVID-19 Precautions

We are currently taking advantage of the nature of our industry (pun intended) in that most of the business we do is outside. We are grateful that this situation has allowed us to keep all stores open during this outbreak of corona virus. The health and safety of our customers and employees is a top […]

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