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Hurricane palm: A true survivor

Hurricane palm (Dictyosperma) is a superior survivor in the face of high winds and punishing hurricane conditions which earned it the nickname ‘hurricane palm.’ While it’s strong enough to withstand those types of conditions, it’s also a very elegant palm earning the other common name of princess palm. A palm that can be both beautiful […]

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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 flowers are about ½” to just over 1” in […]

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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 photos were posted on R.S. Walsh’s In The Garden Facebook and Instagram pages and at the company’s Sanibel garden center. Visitors to the Facebook and Instagram pages and the garden […]

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March Photo Contest Winner Announced. Enter our April Contest!

The winner of our March photo contest is Marianne Pasqual. The theme of the contest was “Palms in Black and White.” Submitted photos were posted on our In The Garden Facebook and Instagram pages and at our Sanibel garden center. Visitors to the Facebook and Instagram pages and the garden center were able to vote […]

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February Photo Contest Winner Announced – Enter Our March Contest!

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s February photo contest is Laurie Hafener. The theme of the contest was “Life in the Mangroves.” Submitted photos were posted on R.S. Walsh’s In The Garden Facebook and Instagram pages and at the company’s Sanibel garden center. Visitors to the Facebook and Instagram pages and the garden center were […]

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

The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s January photo contest is Brendan Miller. The theme of the contest was “Birds on the Beach.” Submitted photos were posted on R.S. Walsh’s In The Garden Facebook and Instagram pages and at the company’s Sanibel garden center.  Visitors to the Facebook and Instagram pages and the garden center were […]

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Tillandsia: Air plant

Tillandsia is a genus of around 650 species of evergreen, perennial flowering plants in the pineapple family Bromeliaceae. They are native to the forests, mountains and deserts of Central and South America, the southern United States and the West Indies. They have naturally been established in diverse environments such as equatorial tropical rain forests, high […]

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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 flanking a view of the […]

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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 garden center were able to vote on their […]

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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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