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Proper Planting: Trees and Shrubs

Anne YasalonisNovember 16th, 2023Trees and shrubs can be purchased in many sizes, most are no smaller than a one gallon size, and many go up to 7 gallon (or larger). Because of both size at planting and maturity, cost of plants, and large root spread, planning for proper placement before planning is important. 1. Always call before you […]

Proper Planting: Annuals and Perennials

Anne YasalonisNovember 1st, 2023Proper planting ensures a good start to a healthy landscape. The following guidelines for installing plants apply for sandy, well-drained soils. Annuals and Perennials Annuals and perennials are typically small (4”) to one gallon sized pots and last at least one season. Examine plants prior to purchasing. Check for signs of disease or insects. Check […]

Late summer in your Florida-Friendly landscape: A few quick tips

Anne YasalonisSeptember 2nd, 2023It’s the end of summer and it’s hot–and not just hot, but hot and humid!  Now is a good time to keep your garden activities to a minimum. If you work in your landscape addressing the few chores that might be necessary, always remember to STAY SAFE!  Work primarily in the morning or late afternoon […]

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