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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
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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Tallahassee Nurseries
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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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
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 Nurseries
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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