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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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R.S. Walsh Landscaping Announces Monthly Photo Contest

R.S. Walsh Landscaping Announces Monthly Photo Contest

R.S. Walsh Landscaping announces their monthly photo contest that celebrates the beauty of Sanibel and Captiva. Each month, From December – April, individuals can submit photos displaying the beauty of nature for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to R.S. Walsh In The Garden – Sanibel’s ...

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Southern show stopper

Southern show stopper

Confederate jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) is an intoxicatingly fragrant vine that causes me to take deep breathes to draw in the scent I associate with the heat of summer and lazy days on the porch. It is a quintessentially southern vine that grows rampant across any structure or surface ...

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Our native sunflower loves the beach

Our native sunflower loves the beach

Southern Florida is bringing the sun to you with this native bloomer, the dune sunflower (Helianthus debilis), which owns a bright flare of yellow, and spreads like a wild fire! But don’t be alarmed, this flowering sprout of the sand dunes can be the perfect complement to your seaside ...

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Blooming grass

Blooming grass

Fun, whimsical and versatile only begin to describe a Floridian plant known as Muhly Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris), with its long green stalks and fluffy blooms making their showcase amongst your landscape. This particular type of grass prospers easily throughout the year, blooming its beautiful ...

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R.S. Walsh is Proud to Be a Blue Ribbon Partner of The Sanibel School

R.S. Walsh is Proud to Be a Blue Ribbon Partner of The Sanibel School

R.S. Walsh & In The Garden are proud to be Blue Ribbon Partners of The Sanibel School. Blue Ribbon Partners raise and contribute funds to maintain the school’s foreign language program and support enhancements in educational technology for the school. “Our company feels a great ...

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

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

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s April photo contest is Jim Szabo.  The theme of the April contest was “wildlife.” 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 ...

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Sanibel Captiva Chamber Names Bob Walsh of R.S. Walsh Business Person of the Year

Sanibel Captiva Chamber Names Bob Walsh of R.S. Walsh Business Person of the Year

Reprinted from The Island Reporter-Captiva Current-Sanibel & Captiva Islander Multiple awards presented during Chamber’s annual meeting April 27, 2016 By MEGHAN McCOY (mmccoy@breezenewspapers.com) , Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Many thanks were shared, as ...

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