Trees

Jonathan Burns
Taiwan Cherry Tree, a Tallahassee Nurseries Tradition

Exuberant, bright pink Taiwan cherry blossoms are a big part of springtime in Tallahassee. The eye-catching flowers are the earliest sign of the parade of spring blooms to come. These spectacular small trees hold a special place at Tallahassee Nurseries too. Introducing this plant to

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Jonathan Burns
Japanese Maples – Fall Stock & Care 2019

We just received a huge shipment of stunning Japanese Maples, just in time for fall! Checkout our selections below to find your new favorite tree. All listed varieties and sizes are available as of 10.26.2019, but these plants won’t last long. Shop soon for the

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Jonathan Burns
Basic Fruit Tree Care

Fruit trees can be tricky to grow. While an ornamental plant need only survive to fulfill its function, a fruit tree generally needs to thrive before it will produce fruit. Basic fruit tree care is essentially the same as for other plants, it’s just more

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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
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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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
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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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
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
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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