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Jun

03

2020

The Seagrape Plays an Important Role in the Ecosystem

Seagrape (Coccolabil unifera) is a member of the buckwheat family as odd as that sounds.  To us, it’s a stalwart native shrub with evergreen, leathery...

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May

27

2020

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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May

20

2020

In the Garden: Jamaican caper

Jamaican caper (Capparis Cynophallophora) is a great native plant with a beautiful scent. Originating in the Caribbean, it’s a perfect fit for our South Florida...

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May

13

2020

Golden Creeper – Beach Baby

Ernodea littoralis, more commonly known as Golden Creeper or Beach Creeper, is a great island native that loves salt, sand and sun making it a...

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May

07

2020

Look for Us in Gulfshore Life and Grandeur Magazines

  Gulfshore Life Gulfshore Life is a luxury lifestyle publication that celebrates Southwest Florida’s culture through stories that cover local art, food, outdoor recreation, design,...

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May

06

2020

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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Apr

29

2020

Arboricola

Arboricola (Schefflera arboricola) or dwarf umbrella tree has a green or variegated leaf that can be seen in many residential and commercial landscape gardens. This...

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Apr

22

2020

Wild coffee: Native plant on the wild side

Wild coffee (Psychotria nervosa) is a native ornamental shrub that goes very well in most native landscapes. This plant is found in the higher areas...

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Apr

15

2020

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

08

2020

Clusia – A Tropical Classic

Clusia (Clusia Rosea) lends both an exotic and classy look to our Florida tropical landscape. The leaves are thick with a leathery texture, are rather...

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Apr

01

2020

Adonidia Palm – Easy and Elegant

Adonidia Palm (Veitchia merrillii) is an ideal palm for a small entry or to put in a container on a pool deck or patio. This...

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Mar

25

2020

Jatropha – Little Red Beauty

Jatropha integerrima is a welcome addition for a sunny spot in any size South Florida landscape. Jatropha is a genus of flowering plants in the...

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