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Christmas Garden Gift Guide

Come Find Some Cheer During Your Holiday Shopping! As Christmas draws near, we’re all looking to find the perfect gift for the loved ones on our shopping lists.  Tallahassee Nurseries is your one-stop holiday destination. With a myriad of outdoor plant varieties, beautiful fountains, colorful

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Aunt Paula’s Victrola

Amaryllis are easy-to-grow bulbs that come in a plethora of color options, from solid red, white, pink, or green to striped with all sorts of patterns and petal formations. Everyone has their personal favorite, from the classic Red Lion to the unique Sumatra and Picotee.

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Kaelin Kane
Amaryllis: The Holiday Plant Gift that Keeps on Giving!

Amaryllis are easy-to-grow bulbs that come in a plethora of color options, from solid red, white, pink, or green to striped with all sorts of patterns and petal formations. Everyone has their personal favorite, from the classic Red Lion to the unique Sumatra and Picotee.

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Jane Chichetti
2021 Landscape Trends

One of the hottest trends in home improvement is landscape lighting. Trend has now met the temporary societal norm of spending even more time at home.

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Jonathan Burns
2020 – 2021 Fruit Report

You won’t believe how many fruit bearing plants we’ve been able to source for planting this fall! Nearly all of it is locally grown, right here in the Florida Panhandle. Using edible plants in your landscape ensures you get something back for all the hard

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Sheila Gmeiner
Hail to Variegated Plants!

My love affair with variegated plants started in my early garden years. Whether walking through a botanical garden or arboretum, my eyes were immediately drawn to the distinctness of these plants.

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Savannah Atwell
Things to Consider Before Choosing a Houseplant

The houseplant craze is spreading like wildfire, producing more and more new plant parents. I love having a customer walk into the greenhouse excited about buying their very first plant baby. Many of them are eager to confess “I don’t know anything about plants!” to

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Jonathan Burns
Muscadine Grapes

Muscadine Grapes are a real southern delicacy. These hardy grapes can be eaten fresh, pressed for juice, or made into wine. The native wild vines can be found all over the southeast, producing food for wildlife and any humans who are lucky enough to find

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Savannah Atwell
Summer Houseplants for Your Porch

Temperatures are really starting to warm up here in North Florida which means it is the perfect time to introduce some tropical foliage into your outdoor porch area. Whether you have shade, sun, or something in between, we have something green to spice up your

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Tallahassee Nurseries COVID-19 Statement

Dear Tallahassee Nurseries Family, We would like to extend a huge thank you to our employees and customers who have worked so hard to make the big changes required in this challenging time. With your cooperation and understanding we will continue to improve safety in

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Jonathan Burns
Making the Most of Native Plants

You’ve probably heard a lot about native plants in the last few years, but what’s so special about them? Native animals have been reliant on native plants as sustenance for eons. In those countless years they have developed a reliance on each other for food,

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Jonathan Burns
Taiwan Cherry Tree, a Tallahassee Nurseries Tradition

Exuberant, bright pink Taiwan cherry blossoms are a big part of springtime in Tallahassee. The eye-catching flowers are the earliest sign of the parade of spring blooms to come. These spectacular small trees hold a special place at Tallahassee Nurseries too. Introducing this plant to

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Jonathan Burns
What is Fortuniana Rootstock?

Fortuniana Rootstock Roses are Great…but What Does That Mean? Some plants are grown with special roots that help them survive in tough environments. These special roots are called “rootstock”. Growers are able to take the roots of one plant, the top from another plant, and

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Savannah Atwell
How to Get Your Christmas Cactus to Rebloom

Christmas cactus is a plant that many people buy during the holiday season when their buds are just opening, revealing a colorful display. This colorful display leaves those same people wanting more blooms but having trouble getting these cactus to rebloom for them the following

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Jonathan Burns
Japanese Maples – Fall Stock & Care 2019

We just received a huge shipment of stunning Japanese Maples, just in time for fall! Checkout our selections below to find your new favorite tree. All listed varieties and sizes are available as of 10.26.2019, but these plants won’t last long. Shop soon for the

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Jonathan Burns
2019 – 2020 Fruit Report

We are so incredibly excited to offer this season’s fruit collection. We’ve worked hard to source as many locally grown plants as possible & our fruit section is the fullest and most diverse it has ever been. We are starting the season out with over

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Jonathan Burns
Basic Fruit Tree Care

Fruit trees can be tricky to grow. While an ornamental plant need only survive to fulfill its function, a fruit tree generally needs to thrive before it will produce fruit. Basic fruit tree care is essentially the same as for other plants, it’s just more

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Jonathan Burns
The Easiest Fruit Trees to Grow

Growing food, whether fruit or veggies, is not the easiest thing to do. But some types are easier to grow than others. It’s so important to set small, achievable goals when taking on a challenging new project like learning to grow your own food. By

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Savannah Atwell
Indoor Air Pollution & Plants

Houseplants bring more than just beauty and decor into your living space; they bring clean air too. Everyday house-hold items such as paint and carpet can unknowingly increase the amount of air pollution in your home. In 1989 NASA conducted a study on plants and

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HYDRANGEAS, A SPLASH OF COLOR

This time of year, everyone is looking for creative ways to add color to their yards or gardens. We at Tallahassee Nurseries have an easy solution for you…beautiful hydrangeas! Hydrangeas are easy to care for shrubs that can add texture, showy color, and a bit

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Jonathan Burns
Memorial Plants are Great, If…

Memorials to lost loved ones (be they human or pet) are a wonderful way to keep fond memories alive. Please carefully review the following considerations before gifting plants as a living memorial for someone who has experienced a recent loss.

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Jonathan Burns
In Praise of the Glorious, Ordinary Azalea

Azaleas are fantastically useful plants that can solve all kinds of landscape problems. Yet, I often get the same negative response when I suggest them to gardeners, “oh I don’t want azaleas, they’re already all over the place.” I’m always baffled by this, because all

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