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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 Cheri Hollis. The theme of the January contest was “Fishing – catch of the day!” 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 ...

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Tropical delight: bananas

Tropical delight: bananas

What could be more tropical than growing your own bananas? In our sub-tropical paradise, growing this luscious fruit is generally easy. There are two species of banana, muss acuminata and muss balbisiana, and most banana cultivars are hybrids of these species. The many cultivars produce fruit in a ...

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Magnolia: Southern beauty

Magnolia: 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 Monthly Photo Contest

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

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s December photo contest is Karen Krooswyk. The theme of the December contest was “sea creatures.” 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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Bird’s nest fern: Not really for the birds

Bird’s nest fern: Not really for the birds

Bird’s nest fern (Asplenium nidus), from the polypodiaceae family, is a plant straight from the rainforests of tropical Asia, that thrives in low light conditions and moist environments. In fact, too much light or direct light will cause this fern to yellow and wither, making this a perfect ...

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Support CROW on #GIVINGTUESDAY

Support CROW on #GIVINGTUESDAY

Giving Tuesday is  November 29th we are supporting CROW. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving  and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday ...

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Lipstick palm: Dress up your palm garden

Lipstick palm: Dress up your palm garden

The lipstick palm also known as red sealing wax palm or rajah is an ornamental palm. With striking bright red crown shafts and leaf sheaths and a bamboo-like appearance, it makes a visually pleasing addition to a palm garden or tropical landscape. The lipstick palm is a favorite among many ...

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Landscape Architect Bob Melzer joins R.S. Walsh

Landscape Architect Bob Melzer joins R.S. Walsh

R.S. Walsh Landscaping announces that landscape architect Bob Melzer has joined the full-service landscape design-build company. “We are excited to add Bob to our team,” said owner Robert Walsh. “He has a passion for the landscape profession and is a proven leader with deep roots in Southwest ...

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Staghorn fern: vegetated art

Staghorn fern: vegetated art

The staghorn fern is a tropical plant native to the Philippines, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Australia, Madagascar, Africa and America. Mainly known for their growth in northern Florida they can also thrive in Southwest Florida, with the most common type for our area being the (Platycerium ...

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In the Garden: Sun grown bromeliad

In the Garden: Sun grown bromeliad

The bromeliad plant is a family of monocot flowering plants with around 3,475 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 ...

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