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Jonathan Burns
Is it Time to Plant Old-Fashioned Impatiens Again?

Every gardener I know has been a mess over the trouble with old-fashioned Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana). For many decades these colorful flowers adorned the shady spots of gardens around the world. They were one of, if not the easiest annual to grow for most gardeners and we loved them. Then the trouble started.

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Your New Topiaries

Because topiaries require a great deal of skill and time to create, their presence in your garden signals wealth, expertise, and dedication. Put simply, topiaries are classy. Super classy. Read on to find out the best way to care for your new topiaries and incorporate

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Jonathan Burns
Introduction to Native Azaleas

Native Azaleas offer you the opportunity to add unique, show-stopping beauty to your landscape and help out our local wildlife at the same time. Stunning clusters of trumpet shaped blooms come in a rainbow of pink, red, orange, yellow, and white. Native Azaleas are a

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Mickey Clickner
Total Guide to Growing Tomatoes

Breaking into growing tomatoes or refining your tomato growing skills isn’t always the easiest thing. With the help from Espoma, we’ve localized a Total Guide to Growing Tomatoes for our Tallahassee family. Click the first page of the gallery to read and learn!

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Jonathan Burns
Tallahassee’s Complete Guide to Roses

Tallahassee Nurseries has 80+ varieties of roses to offer this Winter / Spring of 2020! We are so excited to offer our customers this amazing selection of roses, and now is the perfect time to plant for strong spring blooms. We have a huge shipment

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Tallahassee’s Garden Gift Guide

As Christmas draws near, we’re all looking to find the perfect gift for a friend or relative.  One of the wonderful thing about thinking about Tallahassee Nurseries in your search for that gift is that there are so many different plant outdoor varieties, fountains, containers,

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Jonathan Burns
Color in the Cold

As fall turns to winter, many blooming landscape plants take a rest from their colorful summer displays. Try some of these plants that offer interest all year long with bold and bright evergreen leaves.

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Jonathan Burns
Preparing Your Plants for a Storm

Preventive maintenance is key to preparing for storms An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of care when it comes to preparing for hurricanes. Compared to many areas of the United States, we live in a fairly high-risk area for storm damage and as

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Jonathan Burns
Wildlife Conversation

Why do we enjoy seeing wildlife so much? Consider that when we see wildlife, it could be the only moment of interaction despite wildlife being all around us!  

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Jonathan Burns
Dogwood Replacement Trees

The sad truth of the matter is that Native Dogwood trees are in a serious and widespread decline. While their native range covers much of the eastern United States, within that range, their wild habitat in North Florida is generally confined to locations that have

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Jonathan Burns
Shade is Money

(Looking for a shorter read? Check out the “Shade is Money” Pictorial Guide HERE) How to Save the Most Money from Trees in your Yard Trees can save you real money! There are very few products in this world that can offer that kind of

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Jonathan Burns
Growing Citrus for North Florida

Tons of Tallahassee home gardeners have had huge bumper crops as of late. Don’t wait to get in on all the fun! With this guide to growing citrus, you’ll have all the knowledge you need to make make your garden a veritable fruit stand!

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Mickey Clickner
Succulent Success

You’ve probably heard the words cacti and succulents thrown around interchangeably. However, this is a common misconception. Technically, all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti. Cacti are simply one of the many types of succulents. Succulents are defined by their water retaining

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Jonathan Burns
A Helping Hand for Your Roses

We just got in a shipment of really great roses, and I’m really excited about them. These roses have special roots, called Fortuniana rootstock. These special roots help the roses growing on top of them to be stronger and live longer. Before we take a look at how these special plants can work for you, I’d like first to explain what all this talk of rootstock is about.

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Mickey Clickner
Hanging Baskets: Benefits & Tips

Hanging Baskets… • Are beautiful! • Last a lot longer than cut flowers • Add visual impact by bringing plants up to eye level • Are moveable and add interest in unexpected places • Can be purchased already-made – just hang ’em. • Don’t require

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Mickey Clickner
Tomatoes: Pick Before You Plant!

There are more than 700 kinds of tomatoes to choose from, so let’s just review the basic types. Take a look at this short list of just a few to see how many you know and love (and are in your garden): Globe: Big, round

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Mickey Clickner
Keep It Cool With Pansies!

Don’t let those cute little faces fool you — pansies are tougher than they look — and unafraid of a little cold weather. However, pansies are not tough to grow and offer a lot of cool season color while asking only a little in return.

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Jonathan Burns
What Kind of Rose are You?

Have you ever wondered what type of rose you would be if you were a rose bush? By assessing your own lifestyle you can best choose the rose that fits seamlessly in your garden and your schedule. Click to see the categories to find your perfect fit!

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How to Care for Your Fraser Fir Christmas Tree

When a Christmas tree is cut, more than half its weight is water. With proper care, you can maintain the quality of your tree. Below are a number of tips on caring for your tree: Displaying trees in water in a traditional reservoir type stand

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Jonathan Burns
Restoring Your Landscape

I would like to start this by stating my deep gratitude to the Tallahassee lineman for their work in restoring power to our city and for the health and safety of all of those who endured the frightening winds of Hurricane Michael. Tallahassee has many

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Jonathan Burns
What to Do After a Hurricane

What to do next: First and foremost we hope that you and your family stayed safe through this storm. We want to be here as a resource now as you rebuild and restore your landscape.  It’s important to not only think about replacing down trees

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Jonathan Burns
5 Ways to Showcase your Roses

In the short time since, dozens of other equally easy to care for roses have hit the market in every color and shape imaginable. Collectively, these easy care roses are called shrub roses.

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Mickey Clickner
Gingers: A Hidden Gem

An often over looked specimen in the shade garden which can add vibrancy and life to your less sunny areas. They come in such a wide array of sizes and colors there’s surely a variety well suited for your garden. Although Gingers are not first

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Jonathan Burns
Good Hedges Make Good Friends

Most people would say they know all there is to know on the topic of hedges. Step 1, pick a plant. Step 2, plant a line of them. Step 3, oh wait, you’re done. Well I think the overlooked hedge plantings of our homes and

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