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The Native Plant Horticulture Foundation

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. […]

Native Landscape in Historic Driftwood

The Driftwood neighborhood in St. Petersburg has long been known for its beautiful canopy trees like Pines and Oaks. However, it also wrestles with a host of invasive species, which can pose many problems for the average homeowner and their landscape. This project in particular involved a lot of invasive removal, but included a planting […]

Dive into Natives: Grasses

Grasses offer unique, soft textures into the landscape to break up the stiff foliage of shrubs and other plants in the landscape. Not only do they pair well in groupings with wildflowers, but they offer unique benefits to wildlife in the form of habitat or seeds. Some grasses also bloom and offer seasonal color in […]

Dive into Natives: Small Trees

During this series we will be taking an in-depth look a diversity of plants of different categories for your landscape. The plants covered in these videos do well in our area in Central Florida, but have been chosen to be the most applicable to other parts of the state as well. Trees are something that […]

Dive into Natives: Shrubs

During this series we will be taking an in-depth look a diversity of plants of different categories for your landscape. The plants covered in these videos do well in our area in Central Florida, but have been chosen to be the most applicable to other parts of the state as well. Shrubs make quite a […]

Nursery Tour- Hammock Area

Our mock coastal hammock planting includes things like Shiny Coffee, Cabbage Palm, Marlberry and Beautyberry! Great wildlife attraction while also being salt and drought-tolerant! Over the course of our Nursery Tour Tuesday series, we will be walking through some of the growing or mature native plantings around the nursery. Many of these plantings mimic ecosystems […]

Screening Plants Nursery Tour Episode 2

There are many useful plants for screening purposes, and in part two of our screening tour we look at Fiddlewood and Yaupon Holly and their added wildlife benefits. Over the course of our Nursery Tour Tuesday series, we will be walking through some of the growing or mature native plantings around the nursery. Many of […]