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Month: April 2018

Tickseed – Small Wildflower, Big Impact

Tickseed (Coreopsis leavenworthii) is native Florida wildflower found in nearly every county in the State of Florida.  In South Florida this cultivar of Tickseed blooms year round with spring being its peak flowering season.  Tickseed has showy, yellow petals with a brownish center and the little flowers are about ½” to just over 1” in […]

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April Photo Contest Winner Announced

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s April photo contest is Judie Zimomra. The theme of the April contest was “Bird Watching.” 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 their […]

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TripAdvisor Five Star Review

We appreciate when our customers take the time to review our garden center. Thank you ‘Stevelman’ for this five star rating via TripAdvisor: “A botanical garden, a sightseeing location and practical source for anyone interested in growing things. The reputation of the owners, Mr and Mrs. Walsh of R.S. Walsh Landscaping is impeccable. And I […]

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Purple Passion Flower Vine

Purple Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora incarnata). This perennial flowering vine is native to Florida and is one of the most complex and intricate flowers among the flowering vines. This vine is very easy to grow, can tolerate dry conditions and loves full sun. Its bloom time is during the warmest months from late Spring through […]

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Spiderwort – Florida Wildflower

Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis) is a native perennial and a true Florida wildflower. It is just as likely to be found in wetlands as non-wetlands and residential landscapes. Spiderwort emerges in the early springtime. The plant itself has round fleshy stems that look like long grass leaves about 12-15 inches long. The flowers are a beautiful […]

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Fall in Love with this Native Lovegrass

Elliott’s Lovegrass (Eragrostis elliottii), is a Florida native ornamental grass that tolerates a wide range of conditions but loves our sandy island soil. This cultivar of Lovegrass grows in tufted clumps with thin stiff leaves. It likes full sun and will also tolerate light shade conditions. It is a very drought tolerant plant and once […]

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Professional Landscape Architect at RS Walsh Provides Gardening Tips for Spring Season & Beyond

RSW Living Magazine, April 2018 Spring is upon us, and for those in Southwest Florida with a green thumb, that means more gardening opportunities to really make your property pop! We caught up with Mariah Bakke, a professional landscape architect at RS Walsh Landscaping, Inc., who provided us with some tips for preparing your garden […]

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