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Tickseed – Small Wildflower, Big Impact

Tickseed – Small Wildflower, Big Impact

Tickseed (Coreopsis leavenworthii) is native Florida wildflower found in nearly every county in the State of Florida.  In South Florida this cultivar of Tickseed blooms year round with spring being its peak flowering season.  Tickseed has showy, yellow petals with a brownish center and the little ...

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April Photo Contest Winner Announced

April Photo Contest Winner Announced

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s April photo contest is Judie Zimomra. The theme of the April contest was “Bird Watching.” 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 ...

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TripAdvisor Five Star Review

TripAdvisor Five Star Review

We appreciate when our customers take the time to review our garden center. Thank you ‘Stevelman’ for this five star rating via TripAdvisor: “A botanical garden, a sightseeing location and practical source for anyone interested in growing things. The reputation of the owners, Mr ...

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Purple Passion Flower Vine

Purple Passion Flower Vine

Purple Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora incarnata). This perennial flowering vine is native to Florida and is one of the most complex and intricate flowers among the flowering vines. This vine is very easy to grow, can tolerate dry conditions and loves full sun. Its bloom time is during the warmest ...

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Spiderwort – Florida Wildflower

Spiderwort – Florida Wildflower

Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis) is a native perennial and a true Florida wildflower. It is just as likely to be found in wetlands as non-wetlands and residential landscapes. Spiderwort emerges in the early springtime. The plant itself has round fleshy stems that look like long grass leaves about ...

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Fall in Love with this Native Lovegrass

Fall in Love with this Native Lovegrass

Elliott’s Lovegrass (Eragrostis elliottii), is a Florida native ornamental grass that tolerates a wide range of conditions but loves our sandy island soil. This cultivar of Lovegrass grows in tufted clumps with thin stiff leaves. It likes full sun and will also tolerate light shade ...

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Professional Landscape Architect at RS Walsh Provides Gardening Tips for Spring Season & Beyond

Professional Landscape Architect at RS Walsh Provides Gardening Tips for Spring Season & Beyond

RSW Living Magazine, April 2018 Spring is upon us, and for those in Southwest Florida with a green thumb, that means more gardening opportunities to really make your property pop! We caught up with Mariah Bakke, a professional landscape architect at RS Walsh Landscaping, Inc., who provided us with ...

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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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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. The Community House/Sanibel Community Association is the April recipient. The Community House ...

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

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

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s March photo contest is Patricia Disbrow. The theme of the March contest was “The Islands in Black and White.” 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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