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In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and Education Foundation

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom has planted a spirit tree that benefits local non-profits. The Olive tree was chosen because it represents love and charity. Spirit tree donations from April 1-30 benefit The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and Education Foundation. Canvas spirit tree tags can be purchased at the […]

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In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits F.I.S.H. of SanCap

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom has planted a spirit tree that benefits local non-profits.   The Olive tree was chosen because it represents love and charity.    Spirit tree donations from January 1-31 will benefit F.I.S.H. of SanCap. Canvas spirit tree tags can be purchased at the garden center gift shop […]

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In The Garden Spirit Tree Benefits Captains for Clean Water

In The Garden – Sanibel’s Retail Garden Center and Outdoor Showroom has planted a spirit tree that benefits local non-profits.   The Olive tree was chosen because it represents love and charity.    Spirit tree donations from October 10-31 will benefit Captains for Clean Water. Canvas spirit tree tags can be purchased at the garden center gift […]

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Running wild over the beaches

Watch out for Florida’s Railroad Vine (Ipomoea pes-caprae) as it comes racing into to your landscape today. The fast pace of this vine might surprise you, with its signature ‘track-like’ branches slipping from your grip, and into the rest of your garden! Also referred to as the beach morning glory, this vine gets its nickname […]

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In The Garden is 7 Years Old!

My how time flies when you are having fun! Our Sanibel garden center, In The Garden, is 7 years old this April. A lot has happened at In The Garden in seven years and it keeps getting better and better. The garden center was always something Bob and I wanted to do for fun (I […]

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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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Southern show stopper

Confederate jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) is an intoxicatingly fragrant vine that causes me to take deep breathes to draw in the scent I associate with the heat of summer and lazy days on the porch. It is a quintessentially southern vine that grows rampant across any structure or surface you will allow it on. With its […]

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