April 28, 2018

If your potted plants are drying out too quickly, consider a strategy that will help retain soil moisture and keep plant roots cooler: Move pots where they get some afternoon shade. Mass containers together so that they shade one another’s roots, making sure to allow f...

April 22, 2018

Day one in Barcelona. Can’t get over how much vegetation in Barcelona Spain is just like Indiatlantic Florida! Having a wonderful time wish you were here!

April 22, 2018

 Our beloved Lily Park created a perfect evening as we celebrated the success we have had in providing much-appreciated scholarships for those that hold our horticulture and environmental futures. Through successful fundraising like the engraved pavers at Lily Park pro...

April 20, 2018

Beautiful, long-lasting, and easy; I love them. As long as the soil stays evenly moist they flourish. Every year there are more cultivars, some for sun, others for shade or mixed conditions. I just discovered a beauty called Kiwi Fern. In looking for information about...

April 19, 2018

Saturday April 28th 8a.m.-4p.m. by the Melbourne Municipal Auditorium

This is your only chance each year to buy many different kinds of exotic tropical and sub-tropical fruit trees, many varieties have been cultivated for our local climates and are cold hearty.

Choose fr...

April 19, 2018

One of the best parts of my garden is how it brings my family together. We spend our evenings and weekends outside together. The kids love to watch the plants grow, especially the ones we eat, Proud to collect our food before dinner or as a snack.

We watch the butter...

April 17, 2018

Spring is a good time to repot your orchids. The weather is still mild, new growth is starting and the days are getting longer they’ll have favorable conditions for establishing themselves.

Repotting orchids –American Orchid Society

General Orchid Repotting info from Flo...

April 15, 2018


Lightly amend sandy soil with organic matter

Gently remove plants from containers, keeping the root ball intact

Loosen potting soil and roots around bottom and edges of root ball

Plant level with surrounding soil, spreading roots outward

Fill around roots with lig...

April 13, 2018

 Gertrude Jekyll (1843 –1932)

Jekyll was a British horticulturist, garden designer, artist, and writer. She created over 400 gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, and wrote over 1,000 magazine articles.

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