Davis from Wilcox Nursery and special guest Mallory Fostter of Wisehands LLC give you tips on home gardening with native plants.
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Gardeners in Florida are lucky to live in a climate where they can grow gorgeous plants that grow nowhere else in the continental United States, such as bougainvilleas or citrus trees that can be left outside year round. However, if the gardener wants these special plants to thrive, they need to be: • The right […]
Florida sees a lot of severe weather; especially from June 1 – November 30. Whether it is storms, winds, hail or hurricanes Florida braces for it during these 6 months. According to Robert Garcia, the National Weather Service meteorologist, Florida reportedly experiences the highest frequency of tornadoes per square mile in the US. Natural disasters […]
Landscape Designer – Bruce Turley Location – St. Petersburg (but it is in the Madeira Beach / Seminole area) Sally wanted to eliminate lawn and existing and extensive non-native plantings and trees and attract a range of wildlife from pollinators including butterflies to songbirds. We ended with a progressive design and installation project that started with […]
With longer days and harsh sunlight in the summer, the air conditioning systems in our home have to work harder to keep the interiors comfortable. But did you know that proper landscaping design with the right shade tree choices can keep your home cooler and reduce energy consumption too? Air conditioners need to work only […]
Native landscaping as a sustainable practice provides for lower maintenance with reduced inputs such as pruning, fertilizer, water, and pesticide use. It may be as easy as replacing high input lawn areas or shifting your mindset to attract, conserve and sustain wildlife and provide a sense of place, the ‘REAL FLORIDA’. A more natural landscape […]