Mangroves: Our MOST important coastal plants!
Mangroves are one of the most important plants when it comes to our coastal systems. Not only are these plants tough enough to tolerate the salinity of the shores, but also provide habitat and structure to sustain their coastal ecosystems. Today we look at the three most common species in our area; The Red Mangrove (R. mangle), the Black Mangrove (A. germinans) and the White Mangrove (L. racemosa) and show you how to identify them, and exactly what makes these plants so unique.
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Knowing how to properly install and water a plant is just as important as choosing the plant itself! Based on the University of Florida’s recommended procedures, this guide will give you what you need to know to grow out happy and healthy plants!
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There is so much to enjoy about Florida living. Are you eager to surround your home with a captivating and ecofriendly environment that you can enjoy year round? Wilcox Nursery & Landscape provides a large array of landscape services to fit any budget, style or location. While we specialize in Florida Native landscapes for homes, businesses and public areas, our landscape services will enhance any space to bring your vision to life and to create your unique sense of place.
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At Wilcox Nursery and Garden Center, you will enjoy an incredible selection of plants and supplies you need for any gardening project. In addition, we have an abundance of advice and guidance to help you customize the right combination of native and Florida Friendly plants to build your outdoor vision. Oh… and we recommend to plan for enough time to slow your pace and take it all in, while enjoying the peaceful environment.
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At Wilcox Nursery & Landscape, it is important that we provide you with the best in quality plants for your green needs. With a year round selection of the finest native, non-native and seasonal plants available, you can be assured that your outdoor living area will never look dull. If you have unique needs, we can handle that too by special ordering the exact plant or plants that you are seeking. Get started in selecting eco-friendly products that will surely increase the value and your enjoyment of your updated garden.
This week in Wilcox’s blog post we’d like to shed a little bit of light on an amazing organization that we are proud to be a part of. Native Plant Horticulture Foundation The Native Plant Horticulture Foundation was founded as an offshoot of FANN which you may know as the Florida Association of Native Nurseries. […]
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