Dec

25

2019

In The Garden: Blooming grass

Fun, whimsical, and versatile only begin to describe a Floridian plant known as mushily grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris), with its long green stalks and fluffy blooms...

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Dec

18

2019

Green island ficus: A real gem

Green island ficus (Ficus microcarpa ‘green island’) is becoming a very popular plant in our area for many reasons. It’s extremely versatile in the landscape...

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Dec

11

2019

The Desert Rose Thrives in Hot, Dry, Sunny Conditions

Are you looking for a dramatic, low-water succulent plant? Try a desert rose. The desert rose is the star of any succulent garden which thrives...

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Dec

04

2019

Bahama cassia: Butterfly attractor

Bahama Cassia (Cassia chapmanii) also known as (Cassia Bahamanesis) is an excellent choice for a South Florida butterfly garden. With delicate green leaves and pretty...

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Nov

27

2019

The rattlesnake plant

Calathea lancifolia (rattlesnake plant) is a species of plant in the Marantaceae family and is a native to Brazil. This particular calathea is one of...

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Nov

25

2019

In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and Education Foundation

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom has planted a spirit tree that benefits local non-profits. The Olive tree was chosen...

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Nov

08

2019

Garden Project Classes at In The Garden

Wednesday, November 20 – Butterfly and Pollinator Gardens Learn how you can create areas and pockets in your landscape to attract butterflies and other pollinators....

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Oct

30

2019

The Florida Royal Palm is Truly Majestic

The Florida Royal Palm (Roystonea Regia) is a Florida native palm species and is often considered one of the most beautiful palms in the world. ...

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Oct

23

2019

Orange bird of paradise: a show stopper

Orange Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae) is one of the most recognized tropical plants in our island plant palette. This plant is so closely associated...

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Oct

21

2019

In The Garden Employees Earn Certification

Cindi Vos and Chris Stack of In The Garden have become Certified Horticulture Professionals through the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA). The 8-week...

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Oct

21

2019

In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits The Community House/Sanibel Community Association

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom – has planted a spirit tree that will benefit island non-profits. The Olive tree...

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Oct

16

2019

Hurricane palm: A true survivor

Hurricane palm (Dictyosperma) is a superior survivor in the face of high winds and punishing hurricane conditions which earned it the nickname ‘hurricane palm.’ While...

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