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Jun

10

2024

Areca Palm

The Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens) is considered one of the most popular screening plant for privacy seen in the residential and commercial landscape. It is...

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Jun

05

2024

Seabreeze Bamboo

Seabreeze Bamboo (Bambusa Malingensis) is an excellent choice to create a natural living green privacy screen in your garden. A non-invasive, clumping bamboo, it does...

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May

15

2024

Ixora: a quintessential plant of Southwest Florida

Ixora ‘Nora Grant’ (xora coccinia) pronounced “icks-SORE-ah” is perhaps one of the most quintessential plants of Southwest Florida presenting its colorful hot-pink flowers, which bloom...

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May

08

2024

Whorled Class – Walter’s Viburnum – is a good addition to any garden

Whorled Class – Walter’s Viburnum (Viburnum obovatum) is a lovely small shrub that grows quite well in our area. This plant has a mounding, compact...

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Apr

24

2024

Prickly pear cactus: Tortoise candy

The prickly pear cactus (Opuntia spp.) is from the cactaceae family and is native to Florida and the deserts of the American Southwest. Although they...

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Apr

10

2024

Running wild over the beaches

Watch out for Florida’s Railroad Vine (Ipomoea pes-caprae) as it comes racing into to your landscape today. The fast pace of this vine might surprise...

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Apr

03

2024

Open House of New Design and Accounting Office

We recently hosted an open house at our new design and accounting office, 12651 McGregor Blvd, Suite 504, Fort Myers, 33919. For more than 40...

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Mar

13

2024

Spider Lily (Hymenocallis latifolia)

The American Spider Lily is a Florida native as well as a native of the West Indies. It is popular for its foliage and ‘spidery’...

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Mar

06

2024

Myrsine is a great native plant choice

Rapanea-Myrsine guanesis or commonly known as Myrsine is a frequently used Florida native plant. Its leathery green leaves are its most prominent feature. The flowers...

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Feb

28

2024

In The Garden: Monstera Philodendron

The Monstera Philodendron (Monstera deliciosa) is one of the most popular and iconic of the philodendrons. This vining forest crawler originated in the tropics of...

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Feb

21

2024

In the Garden: Berry interesting

Look out for the fruitful inkberry (Scaevola plumieri), a Florida native, as it grows its way throughout the sandy beaches. Don’t be fooled by the...

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Feb

14

2024

Fakahatchee grass: Native ornamental grass

Fakahatchee Grass (Tripsacum dactyloides) also known as Gama Grass, is a native ornamental grass found in the southeastern United States. This grass has bright green...

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