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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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Tallahassee Nurseries
The Ever-Elusive 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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Tallahassee Nurseries
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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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 tough 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. Here

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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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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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Tallahassee Nurseries
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 Nurseries
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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