You can attract native birds to your home garden by providing shelter, food and nesting site for them. Notwithstanding the size of your yard or even if it is in the middle of the city, you can make it more attractive to wildlife by choosing native plants wisely and making sure there is enough variety […]
Wilcox Nursery and Landscape is proud to present the 2018 Eco Fest on April 14th 2018. This event is to support the Native Plant Horticulture Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The event is free and open to the public but anyone who makes a donation to the NPHF will receive instant discounts on purchases during […]
As in nature, so also in gardens and commercial landscapes, water is a crucial factor for plant growth. The absence of adequate rainfall or irrigation for a period of time can lead to drought stress, which can reduce plant growth. Drought stress happens when water loss from the plant far exceeds the ability of the […]
The Coontie is real special because it is Florida’s only native cycad. Cycads are considered among the most ancient of all plants and are often referred to as living fossils. The cycad plant family is often confused with palms and ferns but they all have a central trunk topped with a whorl of leaves. But […]
It’s important to know which plants are at risk during frosty or freezing weather. Check out this infograhpic for more information to see if your plants are at risk.
Fakahatchee Grass (tripsacum dactyloides), alternately also referred to as Eastern Gamagrass, is an extremely popular Florida native ornamental grass. This grass is evergreen in sub-tropical areas and has bright green blades with a serrated edge. They grow in rounded clumps reaching 5-6 feet in height and 4-6 feet wide in Florida. There is also a […]