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In the Garden: Foxtail palm

The foxtail palm (Wodyetia bifurcate) is the epitome of a true specimen palm. The foxtail being the only species in its genus Wodyeti, this palm claims a name for itself by its unique nomenclature and origin story. Originally found in the Australian outback, the tree gained its botanical name from an aboriginal man who stumbled […]

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Show your colors with cordylines

Cordyline fruticose, a native to Southeast Asia, is often referred to as a ti plant or Hawaiian ti. Because the growing conditions are favorable in Hawaii for growing these plants, many of the varieties of cordylines are grown commercially there, even though the plant is not native to Hawaii. These plants grow well in zones […]

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European Fan Palm – Big design in a small palm

Multiple clumps curving as they rise with a fan-shaped leaf, in colors ranging from sage green to bluish green, give this palm an edgy, modern look. Chamaerops is a genus of dwarf fan palms that have ‘teeth’ on the long petioles or stems ending in the spikey fan-shaped leaves. It’s a small and elegant accent […]

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R. S. Walsh Landscaping Donates Native Grasses to Improve Water Quality on Sanibel and Captiva

R. S. Walsh Landscaping and In The Garden have donated 600 native grasses to the City of Sanibel for installation in the Jordan Marsh Water Quality Treatment Park being established along Casa Ybel Road. These grasses will be planted along with other native and aquatic plants to help clean the water and improve the water […]

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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 some tips for preparing your garden […]

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R.S. Walsh Landscaping Announces Monthly Photo Contest

R.S. Walsh Landscaping announces their monthly photo contest that celebrates the islands of Sanibel and Captiva. Each month, From December – April, individuals can submit photos for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to R.S. Walsh In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom. Each month will feature a different […]

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

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s December photo contest is Karen Krooswyk. The theme of the December contest was “sea creatures.” 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 center were able to vote on their […]

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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 adapted to withstand a wide variety of climates […]

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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 Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom. Each […]

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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 well as awards presented, during the annual meeting of the Islands of Sanibel Captiva Chamber of Commerce at Sundial Beach […]

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