Peace, tranquility and soothing sounds are just some of the benefits of incorporating a water feature to your garden. Picture rocking on the porch, cold iced tea in your hand on a hot summer day only to be cooled down further by the refreshing sounds of your water feature.
To be honest, there was a time in my gardening journey when I thought there was a right way and a wrong way to prune azaleas.
Irises have inspired artists for centuries. Even masters like Van Gogh and Monet tried to capture the alluring beauty of these spring blooms. Despite the creativity and skill of these paintings, the real thing, the flower itself, still possesses the most magic.
It can be a struggle to bring color into the shade garden – until you learn to utilize the humble Caladium!
Growing tomatoes in Tallahassee is one of the staple spring crops we’re able to cultivate! There are dozens of varieties to choose from making things not only a tasty adventure but, also super interesting. Before you jump into growing some for yourself, and maybe even
Amaryllis are easy-to-grow bulbs that come in a plethora of color options, from solid red, white, pink, or green to striped with all sorts of patterns and petal formations. Everyone has their personal favorite, from the classic Red Lion to the unique Sumatra and Picotee.
Picking the right plant for the right place is the cornerstone of successful gardening. The more challenging the environment, the more important the proper plant section becomes. Coastal gardens are particularly challenging due to salt spray in the air, salt in the groundwater, sandy soil
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
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
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
With Spring fast approaching, those of us here in this lovely part of the country are faced with a seemingly insurmountable problem: Our homes and gardens may soon be too beautiful! Here is what we know: the vibrant pop of color from our Encore azaleas
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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!