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Visit Our New Succulent Garden

Visit Our New Succulent Garden

Succulents and cacti now arriving. Succulents come in a variety of interesting forms, texture, and colors and are easy to care for. Visit our succulent garden and our knowledgeable staff will help you choose plants you can grow both indoors and out.

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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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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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Fakahatchee grass: Native ornamental grass

Fakahatchee grass: Native ornamental grass

Fakahatchee Grass (Tripsacum dactyloides) also known as Gama Grass, is a native ornamental grass found in the southeastern United States. This grass has bright green narrow leaves or blades that have a serrated edge. They grow in nicely rounded clumps and typically get 5-6 feet in height in our ...

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The Desert Rose Thrives in Hot, Dry, Sunny Conditions

The Desert Rose Thrives in Hot, Dry, Sunny Conditions

Are you looking for a dramatic, low-water succulent plant? Try a desert rose. The desert rose is the star of any succulent garden which thrives in hot, dry sunny conditions. As its name implies, this is a very drought tolerant plant that performs best in a well-drained area of the landscape. If ...

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Old Man Palm Named For Its Bearded Trunk

Old Man Palm Named For Its Bearded Trunk

The Old Man Palm (Coccothrinax crinita) is native to Cuba and is well-known for its unique trunk, with its thick covering of fibers that resembles an old man’s long beard. We typically use it as an ornamental accent in our gardens, but it can also be grown in a container indoors. The palm ...

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The  Florida Royal Palm is Truly Majestic

The Florida Royal Palm is Truly Majestic

The Florida Royal Palm (Roystonea Regia) is a Florida native palm species and is often considered one of the most beautiful palms in the world.  The species is native to South Florida, Mexico, parts of Central America and the Caribbean. The palm is characterized by its smooth gray trunk and its ...

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Mango Fruit is a Summer Treat

Mango Fruit is a Summer Treat

Mango (Magnifera indica L.) is one of the most sought after and delicious tropical fruits in the world and you can grow them right here in your own yard. In Florida, mangos are grown commercially in Dade, Lee and Palm Beach counties and as door yard trees in warm locations along the southern ...

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Spectators of all ages lined Periwinkle Way for the 28th annual Independence Day Parade on July 4th. R.S. Walsh and In the Garden love being a part of this island tradition.

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Coconut palm: A true islander

Coconut palm: A true islander

The coconut palm (cocos nucifera) is the most common palm tree known by people across the globe. With its signature fruit and beautiful silhouette it is the ideal palm to be seen in any tropical destination. The coconut palm works well in organized and organic landscapes alike. Whether it is ...

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