Turn Your Garden Into A Butterfly Oasis With Hardscapes, Water Elements, and Flowers

Turn Your Garden Into A Butterfly Oasis With Hardscapes, Water Elements, and Flowers

Butterflies are not just visitors to our gardens; they are enchanting symbols of nature’s beauty and grace. Imagine your garden buzzing with the gentle flutter of colorful wings, as butterflies dance among vibrant blooms and tranquil water features. With a blend of flowers, hardscapes, and water elements, you can create a haven that attracts and…

Palm Tree Care in Cold Weather: Keeping Your Tropical Oasis Thriving

Palm Tree Care in Cold Weather: Keeping Your Tropical Oasis Thriving

Palm trees are iconic symbols of tropical paradises, with their swaying fronds and breezy appeal. However, if you live in an area prone to cold weather, you might wonder how to care for these exotic trees when the temperatures drop. Fortunately, with the right strategies and a little TLC, you can keep your palm trees…

Did you know there are over 100 varieties of crotons? Here are our most common!

Did you know there are over 100 varieties of crotons? Here are our most common!

The landscape croton is a plant species with an enormous range of varieties that are all excellent sources of beauty for any outdoor area. The changes in color and leaf shape between variations make crotons a delightful plant to grow. Minimal care requirements also make the croton the perfect plant choice for many landscaping projects…

How to Care for Bromeliads in Central Florida

How to Care for Bromeliads in Central Florida

Bromeliads are one of the most popular plants used indoors and outdoors in central Florida communities such as Palmetto, Parrish, and Bradenton. These tropical plants love environments of high humidity and temperatures that hang in the 70-80°F on a normal basis. Bromeliads come in a variety of colors, require little maintenance, and are the perfect accent or focal…

Tips for Caring for Your Holiday Poinsettias

Tips for Caring for Your Holiday Poinsettias

Every year households around the nation can be seen with their festive holiday poinsettias on display. Even within our local communities of Palmetto, Parrish, and Bradenton, FL, poinsettias are easily the most popular holiday plants. However, they are a tropical species and have been forced to bloom during a season where they typically do not…

The Importance of Choosing the Right Plants for Your Landscaping

The Importance of Choosing the Right Plants for Your Landscaping

Whether you live in Colorado, New York, or Florida, choosing the right plants for your landscaping is extremely important for proper growth. There are a number of factors to consider when choosing your plants and the biggest factor is zoning issues. The United States is divided into specific zones when it comes to plant hardiness….

Plants That Thrive in the Florida Heat

Plants That Thrive in the Florida Heat

One of the factors to take into account, with regards to landscaping, is the heat and the sun of Florida. Incorporating drought-resistant and low maintenance plants is necessary to keep your landscape looking its best throughout the drier seasons. Low maintenance plants include species that have: The following species possess all or most of these qualities. Pineapple Guava This…

Protecting Your Tropical Plants When Temperatures Turn Cold in Palmetto, FL

Protecting Your Tropical Plants When Temperatures Turn Cold in Palmetto, FL

Excessive frost damage can be the end for many tropical plants. When it comes to plant life in Florida, it is rare that a drop in temperature happens abruptly, but when it does it is important to take the necessary precautions to prevent permanent damage should frost or a freeze occur. When temperatures decrease gradually…