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 50Â°F. However, the absolute temperature at which chilling… Read more »
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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 »
Indoor houseplants, the more you have, the cleaner the air you will breath.
Pothos (Epipremnum aureum), like these in hanging baskets, can also help to clean the air. Houseplants have long been loved as a way to bring some of the warmth and comforts of the outside, natural world indoors. But did you know that the plant on your desk may not just be brightening your day,… Read more »