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In the Garden: Berry interesting

In the Garden: Berry interesting

Look out for the fruitful inkberry (Scaevola plumieri), a Florida native, as it grows its way throughout the sandy beaches. Don’t be fooled by the name; this berry bush wouldn’t taste too great, but looks fabulous in any landscape in need of a fresh flare. You can spot this shrub ...

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In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits Captiva Historical Society

In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits Captiva Historical Society

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom – has planted a spirit tree that will benefit island non-profits. The Olive tree was chosen because it represents love and charity. The Captiva Island Historical Society is the March recipient. Established in 2011, the ...

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

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

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s Febuary photo contest is Angela Ellacott. The theme of the February contest was “Gardening.” 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 ...

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Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is Beneficiary of February Spirit Tree

Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is Beneficiary of February Spirit Tree

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom – has planted a spirit tree that will benefit island non-profits. The Olive tree was chosen because it represents love and charity. Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is the February beneficiary. Sanibel Historical Museum ...

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Wax Myrtle – A Hardy Island Native

Wax Myrtle – A Hardy Island Native

Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) is a native plant that can take whatever conditions our islands can dish out. This variety of Myrica is found mainly in the Southeastern United States. It thrives in the heat or the cold, is salt tolerant and can do well in either sandy dry conditions as well as in wet

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Dwarf hibiscus: small plant, big impact

Dwarf hibiscus: small plant, big impact

Hibiscus is in the Malvaceae family of tropical plants and are known worldwide as the poster plant for tropical islands. You can hardly see an advertisement about an island getaway that doesn’t feature one of these lovely flowers. A dwarf hibiscus is a variety of hibiscus plant that has been ...

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Thank You for Continuing to Exceed Our Expectations

Thank You for Continuing to Exceed Our Expectations

To the Walsh Landscaping Staff, This note comes with my sincere thanks for the work you have done and continue to do to maintain our property on Sanibel.  Our landscape looks quite lovely!  Under your care our property has turned into a lovely manicured landscape that melts into the natural ...

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Beautiful gifts from the garden are the perfect Valentine’s gift

Beautiful gifts from the garden are the perfect Valentine’s gift

$18 Anthuriums – beautiful heart-shaped red flowers 10% off all candles A fresh selection of tropical orchids  Garden gifts and accessories Pottery and garden art  Colorful tropicals Art pieces crafted by local artisans Let our staff find a unique and creative gift that reflects the beauty ...

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Magnolia, the Southern Beauty

Magnolia, the Southern Beauty

The Southern Magnolia is an evergreen tree that grows naturally throughout much of the southeastern United States and can be found from eastern North Carolina, all the way west to easternmost Texas. The Southern Magnolia’s creamy, white fragrance-filled bloom was chosen in 1900 by students ...

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

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

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s January photo contest is Linda Burton. The theme of the January contest was “Bikes and Hikes.” 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 ...

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