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Garden Project Classes at In The Garden

Wednesday, November 20 – Butterfly and Pollinator Gardens Learn how you can create areas and pockets in your landscape to attract butterflies and other pollinators. Take home a butterfly plant $20 Tuesday, December 10 – Culinary Garden Class Make and take a herb arrangement in an eco pot. Learn more about herbs, vegetables, citrus and […]

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Agave Attenuata – for the Modern Landscape.

Agave Attenuata from the Agavaceae family is commonly referred to as Spineless Century Plant. This agave is a much smaller version of the traditional Agave and the leaves do not end in sharp spines, making this a much more friendly Agave to have in the landscape. The leaves of this plant are wide and a […]

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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 knowledge on everything from plant and pest identification to landscape management. Candidates must pass a comprehensive […]

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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 Association. Canvas spirit tree tags can be purchased at the garden […]

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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 our inception,” said Robert Walsh, owner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping. “The hummingbird […]

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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 months from late Spring through […]

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Spider Lily (Hymenocallis latifolia)

The American Spider Lily is a Florida native as well as a native of the West Indies. It is popular for its foliage and ‘spidery’ snow white flowers. This perennial species forms clumps of flowers that range from 2 to 3 feet in height. The spider lily grows from a single bulb and readily re-seeds […]

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Myrsine is a great native plant choice

Rapanea-Myrsine guanesis or commonly known as Myrsine is a frequently used Florida native plant. Its leathery green leaves are its most prominent feature. The flowers are small and inconspicuous greenish-yellow. The Myrsine is often grown as a bush although it will grow taller reaching up to 20 feet high if not kept trimmed to a […]

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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 Florida. Tropical Sage, also known as Blood Sage or Scarlet Sage is a red flowering sage species that thrives in full sun, well-drained soil, is drought tolerant and grows best […]

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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 to development of coastal areas. This unique plant can grow several feet in height, though in most cases it would be kept at a couple of feet in height due […]

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