Prune back so growth springs forward

Prune back so growth springs forward

To many, spring is a symbol of hope and renewal. Warmth and sunlight awaken nature and the hue of the landscape trans-forms from dull to vibrant as plants become flush with new leaves and flowers. Winter’s harshness gives way to new aromas, sounds and activities....
Freezing in Florida?

Freezing in Florida?

We have already experienced some cold temperatures here in Florida. In the next few weeks, we face our biggest threat of heavy frost and even freezing. Though we haven’t had a significant freeze event since 2009/10, if could be coming. What to do if your landscape...
Plant Profile: Arboricola

Plant Profile: Arboricola

The Arboricola is a landscape staple. This plant, often called Dwarf Umbrella or Dwarf Schefflera, manifests itself in several varieties. The Green Arboricola is a useful plant for creating a visual screen to hide utilities like air-conditioners or pool equipment....
Didn’t see that coming!

Didn’t see that coming!

Sometimes we can truly say we didn’t see something coming. Most of the time, the signs were there or we hoped it wouldn’t happen but knew it could. In a movie plot or a burst tire, very rarely is it a true surprise. In fact, when I hit something on the interstate and...