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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 – Stock & Care

We just received a huge shipment of stunning Japanese Maples! Checkout our selections below to find your new favorite tree. All listed varieties and sizes are available as of 4.6.2021, but these plants won’t last long. Shop soon for the best selection. Tallahassee Nurseries is

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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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The Ever-Illusive Rex Begonia

It is strange to think of plants falling either in or out of fashion like a high-waisted pair of jeans. The once highly sought-after Rex Begonia is now a resurgent nod to the Victorian Era where exotic indoor greenery was the obsession of every esteemed

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Jonathan Burns
Fruit Trees Make Great Ornamentals

Sure, fruit trees look great in an orchard, but they can also look amazing on the corner of your house or planted along your driveway. Plant a fruit tree today, and see a little bit of eden tomorrow.

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Jonathan Burns
How to Become a Camellia Collector

There are some things in life that you just can’t get enough of, like good friends, good food, and things that bring you joy. It’s easy to add more friends and food to your life, the two go together so well! However, continually adding things

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Kaelin Riché
Plant for Bees!

Pollinators of all types play an absolutely vital role in so many ways but, today we want to focus on bees. Studies show that one third of the food we consume relies on pollination from bees! Here are a few important considerations when planting for bees.

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Jonathan Burns
3 Ways to Succeed with Native Trees

After the storms of 2018, many people in the Panhandle have trees to replace. I’d like you to consider native trees if you are working to recover your landscape. There’s a big push to plant native trees and plants these days. Native trees have many wonderful benefits for our homes, our shared environment, and our wild friends.

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Christmastime at Tallahassee Nurseries

Has it been a stressful year or holiday season? Come explore Tallahassee’s Christmas Tree Headquarters! We’re here to make your Christmas tree experience and entire holiday experience as joyful, as happy and as stress-free as it can possibly be.

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Mickey Clickner
Winter Color Guide

 PANSIES Pansies are one of the most popular and recognizable cool weather annuals across the country. Pansies offer charming round flowers that create a pop of color from fall till spring. Pansies and violas have edible flowers frequently used to add unique color to salads

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Jonathan Burns
Why We Plant Trees

Did you know there has been extensive research over the last few years that proves trees in forests actually communicate with each other through complex underground networks? What else might they be up to?  

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Jonathan Burns
Easy Color in the Shade

(3-Minute Read) Tallahassee Summers can be hard to handle. Just going from the house to the car can result in a sweat soaked shirt, for goodness sake! If you love to garden but can’t take the heat, learning to work with shade is a must.

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Jonathan Burns
Aromatherapy In the Shade

Summer heat has us all running for the shade, but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Shady gardens are a great place to expend our horticultural efforts. Read this quick blog to see how easy it is to add sweet fragrance plants to your shady beds. The sense of smell will kick your shady spaces up a notch.

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Jonathan Burns
5 Cold-hardy Plants with Tropical Flair

Tropical plants are all about being bold. Large leaves, bright colors, and strong textures can’t be overlooked in the home landscape. Most of the plants that meet the tropical description hail from warm climates like rainforests and jungles, so it’s no surprise most of them can’t survive our freezing winter temperatures.

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Jonathan Burns
Benefits of Reblooming Hydrangeas

When It Comes to Flowers, More is Better! I’ve been watching my stock of hydrangeas the last few weeks with untold anticipation. Every day I take note of which varieties are starting to produce buds and in the last few days I’ve even been able

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