Garden Supplies | Florida Native Plants
Specialty Products | Rain
Barrels | Mulches | Herbs,
Vegetables & Select Fruiting Plants
Line of Organic Garden Supplies:
brand certified organic fertilizer for larger jobs, as well
as Alaska brand natural
organic fertilizers for the smaller garden. We stock a full
line of organic pest controls and products, including Espoma
natural fertilizer products.
Fertilizer run-off is a major cause of water pollution and
degradation in our lakes, bays and ponds. This includes
all natural bodies of water, including Boca Ciega Bay and
Tampa Bay. Wilcox
encourages you to be responsible with all fertilization
and pesticide use. Low grade, soil building natural organic
fertilizers are a step in the right direction. Reduced pesticide,
water, and fertilizer use is also encouraged by the use
of Florida native plants, evolved to grow under natural
conditions for our area.
Native Plants: (Please
click "Plants" above for details and availability)
stocks a full retail line of Florida native trees, shrubs,
wildflowers and grasses. Plants include representatives
of most of our natural habitats which reflect the habitat
or habitats representative of the original conditions of
our urban properties.
Do you know the original
habitat your property was situated in? To work with nature
in your landscape, you should! Please know that native plants,
like any, must be selected to match the environmental conditions
of your property. Native plants provide the best basis for
wildlife gardening with native flora and fauna having evolved
in tandem and interdependance.
We can provide you
with assistance with the best choices of plants and design
for attracting and supporting life in your garden. Endangered
species of plants and creatures are both tied to habitat
loss; we can no longer afford lifeless, vanity gardens!
Please consider the ultimate in xeric (xeriscape) landscaping;
choose a properly selected Florida beauty.
is your neighborhood source of utility and decorator pots,
fountains, benches, garden art, potting soil, bedding plants,
books about wildlife gardening, native plants, herbs, vegetables,
rose gardening and more! Come in and see for yourself!
Conserve pure rain water with Rain Barrels available
for purchase at Wilcox Nursery. Tandem barrels are also
available for keeping larger catches of nature's liquid
Pine Straw Bales:
Florida's premier native mulch! Long lasting, washes away
the least, and looks natural.
Pine Bark Nuggets: A by-product mulch stocked in
crushed, mini nugget, and regular nugget. A very handsome,
long lasting, dressy mulch. (Available in 2 cubic foot bags.)
Florimulch: An environmentally friendly choice. Don't
help destroy Cypress Forests; leave them for our descendants!
instead of Cypress Mulch. This is the mulch cited by Dr.
Duryea with the University of Florida as the least likely
to be used by termites. It is a by-product of land clearing
that provides a net reduction of a pest tree (Melaleuca).
Eucalyptus farms use productive land for farming of the
Eucalyptus product, an unnecessary activity. Besides being
makes the preferred choice to the Eucalyptus alternative.
(Available in 2 cubic foot bags.)
Vegetable and Select fruiting plants:
is your local neighborhood source of seasonally select herb,
vegetable and fruiting plants.