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Month: December 2017

Sun grown bromeliad (Bromeliaceae)

The bromeliad plant is a family of monocot flowering plants with around 3475 known species. The bromeliad is found through the subtropics of America, West Africa, and throughout South America. In the United States they are found in Virginia, Florida, Texas and Arizona. This plant is uniquely adapted to withstand a wide variety of climates […]

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Mariah Bakke of R.S. Walsh Landscaping Earns Registered Landscape Architect License

R.S. Walsh Landscaping, a full-service landscape design-build company, announces that Mariah Bakke has earned her Registered Landscape Architect license. A native Iowan, Bakke joined R.S. Walsh Landscaping in 2015 after graduating from Iowa State University with a Bachelors of Landscape Architecture. Throughout her education she worked along research professors at Iowa State University Extension and […]

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R.S. Walsh Landscaping Announces Winner of December Photo Contest

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s December photo contest is Cliff Beittel. The theme of the December contest was “Boating and Fishing.” Submitted photos were posted on R.S. Walsh’s In The Garden Facebook page and at the company’s Sanibel garden center.  Visitors to the Facebook page and the garden center were able to vote on […]

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Share your positive messages on Spirit Tree

December 6, 2017 By MEGHAN McCOY (mmccoy@breezenewspapers.com) , Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander A Spirit Tree has been added to R.S. Walsh In The Garden, providing individuals with the opportunity to share their positive vibes and messages. In the Garden and R.S. Walsh Landscaping Owner Lisa Walsh said in other cultures there are wish trees, or […]

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“Your Sanibel Garden Center is a treasure.”

“Your Sanibel Garden Center is a treasure.” Beautiful botany and design. Love your orchids. Strolling your grounds is the best ‘nature therapy’ on the island. Thank you!” -Greg M.

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Beauty queen of the butterfly garden

With such an intriguing name, the golden dewdrop (Duranta erecta) sounds magical, and its beauty is a tell-tale sign for that. If given proper love and attention, the Florida shrub can bring a touch of elegance anywhere its planted. Violet blooms and golden berries encompass this wild plant, often appearing at the same time to […]

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