Jun

26

2019

Tropical Sage is Perfect for an Island Butterfly Garden

Tropical Sage (Salvia coccinea) is a vibrant Florida native perfect for an island butterfly garden and an interesting addition to any native landscape in south...

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Jun

19

2019

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...

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Jun

05

2019

Blue Porterweed is a Butterfly Attractant

Blue Porterweed (Stachytarpheta cayennensis) is part of the Verbenaceae family. The bright green leaves have a quilt-like appearance and a toothed leaf margin. Small deep...

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May

29

2019

Powderpuffs in Paradise

The Powderpuff tree (Calliandra haematocephala) is a small ornamental tree blooming with a variety of colors ranging from red, pink to white with striking brilliant...

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May

22

2019

Sea Lavender is a Beautiful Native

The Sea-lavender (Tournefortia gnaphalodes) is a beautiful south Florida native found along beaches and sand dunes. This species is on Florida’s endangered species list due...

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May

20

2019

R.S. Walsh Landscaping Hosts 5th Annual Fishing Tournament

We held our 5th Annual Sanibel Causeway Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Approximately 100 employees and family members attended. The catch and release...

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May

15

2019

Mexican flame vine – ole!

The Mexican flame vine (Senecio confuses) is a prolific bloomer and quite the rambler. This plant is a Central American native from Mexico to Honduras,...

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May

08

2019

Black-Eyed Susan Attracts Butterflies

Black-eyed Susan (Rudebeckia hirta var.floridana) is a species in the Rudbeckia family found throughout Florida in the sandhills, Flatwoods, and disturbed areas. This wildflower species...

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May

01

2019

Beauty queen of the butterfly garden

With such an intriguing name, the golden dewdrop (Duranta erecta) sounds magical, and its beauty is a tell-tale sign for that. If given proper love...

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Apr

29

2019

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

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s April photo contest is Sandy Tannenbaum. The theme of the contest was “Living on the Wild (Life) Side.” Submitted...

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Apr

24

2019

Dwarf Clusia

Most everyone is familiar with the Clusia that is commonly used as a hedge or buffer. It is easily recognized by its dense semi-succulent pear-shaped...

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Apr

17

2019

Florida Peperomia

Florida Peperomia (Peperomia obstusifolia) is a native groundcover primarily used for natural landscapes and shade gardens in southwest Florida. This unique species is an epiphytic...

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