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Jonathan Burns
Abelias: An Old Favorite

I was recently exploring the old Roseland Cemetery in Monticello, FL, when I came across a stunning old planting of abelias. The afternoon light filtered through the large hedge, highlighting the various shades of rosy pink and dark green foliage. The fine-textured leaves allowed a

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Jonathan Burns
A Tree, Yet So Much More

Dogwoods are dying in our lovely Capital City, and the heartache it’s causing is very real. In most cases, I can help you replace an ailing tree with a better choice. All I have to do is find out which of the attributes are most

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Jonathan Burns
The Humble Azalea

I’m a native son of Tallahassee, born and raised. For me, and so many others from this area, springtime means azaleas. Massive Indica Azalea hedges are such an integral part of the Tallahassee landscape. However, sometimes we forget they’re even there until the spring explosion

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Jonathan Burns
You Are Ready for Japanese Maples!

Japanese Maples are stunning, there’s just no way around it. If you need a special plant for the focal point of your outdoor space, there are few choices that will impress your guests as much as a Japanese Maple. They come in variations of growth

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Jonathan Burns
So Many Native Trees for You This Spring

There is one undisputed reason to plant natives, and it’s a big one. Native plants are the basis of the food chain for all other native wildlife. No matter what animals you like, be it butterflies and birds for casual watching to deer and turkeys

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Jonathan Burns
Japanese Magnolias: a Tallahassee Tradition

Have you driven through any of Tallahassee’s older neighborhoods this January or February? If you did I bet you noticed the beautiful Japanese Magnolias blooming in shades of pink and white in almost every yard with a garden. These delicate small trees were once a

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Jonathan Burns
Extending The Camellia Season

If you live in the Tallahassee area you no doubt know camellias are those pretty flowers in the winter time and you’re probably familiar with your 2 or 3 favorite kinds, but did you know there are not just a few types but literally thousands

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Jonathan Burns
Rose is a Rose is a Rose is a Rose

Well a rose may be a rose but just what kind of rose it is makes all the difference if you want to pick the plant that’s perfect for your garden. Familiarize yourself with these rose types to make sure you get the rose that

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Tallahassee’s Christmas Tree Headquarters

Widely regarded as the best Christmas tree species in nature, the Fraser Fir is native to the forests of North Carolina and the Appalachian states.  Because of this, we only carry Fraser Fir Christmas Trees at Tallahassee Nurseries.  Buying a Christmas tree from Tallahassee Nurseries

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Jonathan Burns
8 Reasons You Still Need a Crape Myrtle

Choosing the right variety is important at the offset to make sure your tree will fit your space for years to come. Take a look a 8 reasons you still need a crape myrtle and which one fits your landscape the best!

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Jonathan Burns
Green Erosion Control

It’s summer and the rain is coming down hard, or at least when and where you don’t want it to. Even if you’re praying for rain to keep the lawn green I bet you have a spot in the yard where that much needed water

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Mickey Clickner
5 New Arrivals You Need This Summer

School’s out, the cicadas are singing and the fireflies are dancing. It must be June in Tallahassee. With our seasonal heat and humidity on the rise it’s easy to feel bogged down the second you step outside but don’t lock up in the A.C. yet.

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Mickey Clickner
Flauntin’ Flowers

Flauntin’ Flowers Wow! What a week and what a spring so far! Our April showers have certainly led to May flowers here at the nursery and there couldn’t be more options for color in your garden. We’ve had delivery after delivery of picturesque plants arrive

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Jonathan Burns
Drift Roses For the Win

Drift Roses are a newer line of low maintenance roses that come in a wide range of colors and flower shapes but all possess a low profile growth habit ranging from 2-4 feet tall and 3-5 feet wide.

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Jonathan Burns
Camellia Buying Guide

If you’ve never heard of a camellia, imagine an evergreen shrub with dark green glossy leaves that emphatically bloom through any winter cold Tallahassee has in store for us. Blooms from these versatile plants will continue to delight through fall and spring.

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Room With A View

What do you see when you look out the family room windows? What is your view from the window over the kitchen sink? What do you look at when you are sitting on the deck? Your outdoors can be as stylish and attractive as your indoors when you dress up the views with…

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