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Month: July 2018

Old Man Palm Named For Its Bearded Trunk

The Old Man Palm (Coccothrinax crinita) is native to Cuba and is well-known for its unique trunk, with its thick covering of fibers that resembles an old man’s long beard. We typically use it as an ornamental accent in our gardens, but it can also be grown in a container indoors. The palm tree is […]

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Mango Fruit is a Summer Treat

Mango (Magnifera indica L.) is one of the most sought after and delicious tropical fruits in the world and you can grow them right here in your own yard. In Florida, mangos are grown commercially in Dade, Lee and Palm Beach counties and as door yard trees in warm locations along the southern coastal areas […]

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Spectators of all ages lined Periwinkle Way for the 28th annual Independence Day Parade on July 4th. R.S. Walsh and In the Garden love being a part of this island tradition.

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Coconut palm: A true islander

The coconut palm (cocos nucifera) is the most common palm tree known by people across the globe. With its signature fruit and beautiful silhouette it is the ideal palm to be seen in any tropical destination. The coconut palm works well in organized and organic landscapes alike. Whether it is flanking a view of the […]

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