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Annuals for Spring Planting

Now that warmer weather has arrived, it will soon be time to purchase new annuals for adding color to your landscape.  Before buying any new plants, make certain that they are the proper varieties for spring planting.  Click here to … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Trees for the Hurricane Season

Trees provide us with many things, and often we take them for granted.  We think that they will live forever.  We will over the years become attached to our trees, and whenever we loose them, we experience an emotional let … Continue reading

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Lawn Insects

Here in Central Florida we have a number of insect pests that attack our lawns, which include:  fire ants, grubs, mole crickets, chinch bugs, fall army worms, and tropical sod web worms.  If you see any areas where the lawn … Continue reading

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Crape Myrtle Update

In previous blog posts, I have mentioned crape myrtles.  Since then I have found additional information about them.  There are numerous new varieties now available.  This includes the Black Diamond series, which have almost black leaves and only grows to … Continue reading

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Sago Palm Pups

Summer is almost here, and if you have a sago palm, as many of us do, you’ve probably noticed new growth known as”pups” developing around their base.  If you would like more plants, now is the time to remove these … Continue reading

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Rose Rosette Virus – An Update

Because many of you have roses, I want to give you an update on Rose Rosette Virus.  According to an article published in the April 2016 issue of Grower Talks, this virus continues to be a growing problem.  It is … Continue reading

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Neonicotinoids

How many of you are familiar with Neonicotinoids?  If you haven’t, don’t feel too bad; I hadn’t either.  Recently when I purchased some annuals for my flower beds, included was a tag that identified the plant and how to care … Continue reading

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