Monthly Archives: June 2013

Coastal Landscaping with Salt-Tolerant Plants

If you think that the state of Florida offers a wealth of plant material and a good growing environment, you’re right. But try gardening within one-quarter of a mile on the Atlantic or Gulf ¬†saltwater coasts, and you may have problems. Wind carries salt spray inland, leaving salt deposits on plants. Salt causes water to… Read more »

Palm tree pruning

Palm trees are often planted in the landscapes because of there low maintenance and tropical look. Most palms require regular maintenace including pruning to keep them looking attractive. Many palms maintain a set number of live fronds at any given time. Usually a regular turnover of fronds occurs when the lower fronds die they are… Read more »

June’s Tips & Tricks for South Florida Landscapes

As we started off the first week of June, with the beginning of hurricane season, we were greeted with our first tropical storm Andrea. Fort Lauderdale received 9 inches of rain, Aventura 12 inches, South Florida being hit with tornado’s all within 24 hours. We are now officially, in the beginning of our rainy season… Read more »