Ten Steps to a Successful Landscape Design

Spring is just around the corner and that means it’s time to start thinking about changes you might want to make to your landscape. Whether you’re interested in a complete redesign or simply making a few improvements, there are some important factors to consider before you start planting. Following these ten helpful steps will help… Read more »

Whiteflies in South Florida Landscapes

  Whiteflies have become a major issue in South Florida with at least four species of particular concern: Ficus, Rugose Spiraling, Bondar’s Nesting and Silverleaf. Residents have noticed plant leaves yellowing, dropping, covered with white waxy material called flocculent, or covered with whitefly excrement called honeydew and its accompanying sooty mold. Plants, walkways, cars, outdoor furniture and… Read more »

Prevention & treatment of cold damage to South Florida landscapes

January and February are the coldest months in Florida. The temperatures are frequently low enough to cause injury to our plants, especially ones not adapted to our Florida climatic conditions. Freezing conditions occur annually in north and central Florida  while below freezing temperatures are rare in South Florida. Cold injury can occur to the entire… Read more »