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In The Garden Employees Earn Certification

In The Garden Employees Earn Certification

Cindi Vos and Chris Stack of In The Garden have become Certified Horticulture Professionals through the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA). The 8-week FNGLA Certified Horticulture Professional (FCHP) program is the industry’s only standard for measuring horticulture ...

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In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits The Community House/Sanibel Community Association

In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits The Community House/Sanibel Community Association

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. Spirit Tree donations from November 1-30 benefit The Community House/Sanibel Community ...

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Hurricane palm: A true survivor

Hurricane palm: A true survivor

Hurricane palm (Dictyosperma) is a superior survivor in the face of high winds and punishing hurricane conditions which earned it the nickname ‘hurricane palm.’ While it’s strong enough to withstand those types of conditions, it’s also a very elegant palm earning the other ...

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R.S. Walsh Landscaping Unveils New Logos

R.S. Walsh Landscaping Unveils New Logos

R.S. Walsh Landscaping, a family-owned and operated, full-service landscape design-build company has updated their company logo and the logo for their Sanibel garden center, In The Garden. “We’ve redesigned our logo maintaining the hummingbird that has been part of our company’s brand since ...

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Gaillardia: Blanket of Sunshine

Gaillardia: Blanket of Sunshine

Gaillardia pulchella, gaillardia or blanket-flower, is one of our fun Florida natives. It is a colorful flowering plant often found along dunes, coastal areas and roadsides. This plant thrives in full sun and open, well-drained areas. It prefers sandy soil, is salt tolerant and is highly drought ...

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Carissa: the green armored buffer

Carissa: the green armored buffer

Carissa (Carissa macrocarpa) is native to South Africa, but they are a long time favorite of our area and you will find them planted along the eastern coastline of Florida and a couple places along the western coast of Southwest Florida. One of the large varieties that grows well in South Florida ...

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Necklace Pod:  A jewel for your landscape

Necklace Pod: A jewel for your landscape

Necklace pod (Sophora tomentosa) is a wonderful evergreen and flowering plant, which has a high tolerance for salt and low water requirements making it ideal for our coastal island environment. Necklace Pods can be found throughout the world on island beaches and make an inviting environment for ...

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The Fishtail Palm is Perfect for Island Living

The Fishtail Palm is Perfect for Island Living

The fishtail palm (Caryota mitis) is originally from Southeast Asia and does well in our warm climate and it will even withstand some of the cold snaps that occur in Southwest Florida. It’s an easy-care palm, versatile and pretty popular in tropical landscapes either as a specimen or to ...

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Southern Showstopper

Southern Showstopper

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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Canna Lily is a Wonderful Addition to Any Garden

Canna Lily is a Wonderful Addition to Any Garden

An herbaceous perennial with showy flowers and foliage, the Canna Lily (Canna x gerneralis) is a perennial rhizomatous plant that, ultimately, makes for a wonderful addition to any garden. Cannas are relatively easy to care for. They like it hot and sunny and they like to stay moist, so typical ...

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