February’s tips & tricks for South Florida landscapes

How cold temperatures affect palms and how to treat them following a cold weather event. Types of Cold Damage There are essentially three types of cold weather events that can injure palms. Chilling injury occurs in tropical species at temperatures above freezing and occasionally as high as 50°F. However, the absolute temperature at which chilling… Read more »

El Niños effect on South Florida this winter

El Niño Typical January-March weather pattern during an El Niño event. Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration You may have heard reports that we’re in an El Niño year, or experiencing an El Niño event. However, you may not know what exactly El Niño is or how it will effect South Florida gardening. It’s a… Read more »