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Grow Your Own Guacamole: Avocado Tree Care

June 21, 2021 |

Coconut palms are a symbol of the tropics, and knowing how to grow them can be a lot of fun! They bring a breezy, beachy feeling to the scenery, and of course, the delicious coconuts they produce are well worth the effort of growing them.

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How to Marry Food Crops with a Flower Garden

June 14, 2021 |

Coconut palms are a symbol of the tropics, and knowing how to grow them can be a lot of fun! They bring a breezy, beachy feeling to the scenery, and of course, the delicious coconuts they produce are well worth the effort of growing them.

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How to Grow a Coconut Palm

June 7, 2021 |

Coconut palms are a symbol of the tropics, and knowing how to grow them can be a lot of fun! They bring a breezy, beachy feeling to the scenery, and of course, the delicious coconuts they produce are well worth the effort of growing them.

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7 Awesome Shrubs for the Best Florida Landscaping

May 31, 2021 |

Want to take your yard from a simple plot of land to a lush, luxurious garden? These are some of the best plants for Florida landscaping—you’ll be amazed by their versatility and visual impact!

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The Best Heat-Tolerant Annuals for Containers

May 25, 2021 |

To save you the heartache of losing your lovely blooms to the Florida summer sun, we put together this list of the best heat-tolerant annual flowers for Fort Lauderdale.

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Should You Use a Self-Watering Pot?

May 17, 2021 |

With an uptick of green thumbs and houseplant enthusiasts eager to keep their garden and plants in good condition, it’s no wonder that the green industry has responded with new tactics and inventions to keep plants healthy and thriving. But are self-watering pots worth the investment? Find out all of the pros and cons here to decide for yourself.

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How to Grow Healthy Orchids Outdoors

May 10, 2021 |

Orchids have long been considered one of the most beautiful and exotic indoor plants, but here in Florida, since there’s no threat of frost, you can learn how to grow them outdoors! The care requirements are a little different when you grow orchids outside the house, but it really isn’t difficult once you learn the basics.

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How to Grow Basil + 3 Simple Summer Recipes!

May 3, 2021 |

Knowing how to grow basil is such a valuable skill—after all, you can never run out of creative ways to use this delicious and versatile herb! It has a crisp complexity that mingles so well with both sweet and savory notes. And if you love to grow your own food, basil is perfect for pairing with garden fruits and veggies for a fresh burst of summery flavor.

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Our Favorite Beautiful and Edible Tropical Plants

April 26, 2021 |

This guide can help you select, prepare, and nurture gorgeous edible tropical plants.

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The 10 Best Backyard Shade Trees for South Florida

April 19, 2021 |

Did you know that planting a shade tree can actually save you money? Plant one of these SoFlo beauties in your backyard this spring!

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