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Jun 15, 2021

Spider Mites

These tiny sucking pests can quickly wreak-havoc on indoor and outdoor gardens. Many species of the spider mite (family: Tetranychidae), so common in North America, attack both indoor and outdoor plants. They can be especially destructive in greenhouses. Spider mites are not true insects, but are classed as a type of arachnid, relatives of spiders, […]

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Jun 09, 2021

Palm Selection & Care

Palm Selection and Care Selecting the right palm for the right place is the first step in maintaining a healthy palm. Know how tall your palm you would like, will grow. Often palms are planted too close to buildings and then the fronds are sitting on the house or roof. This provides are great way […]

How To: Growing Palms Featured Image
May 21, 2021

How To: Growing Palms

How do palms grow? Many people who move to Florida want to have a palm tree in their garden- of course! Likewise, many people who do get palm trees in their garden- having moved from the north or wherever, don’t know much about palms and how they grow. This tutorial will help with that! Palms […]

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Feb 23, 2021

Plant Library

Did you know you can “shop” from home on our website? Although we are not set up for online shopping you can browse our Plant Library to see different types of Palms, Trees, Shrubs, Flowers that may interest you. Keep in mind that not all these plants would necessarily be available at all times.  Simply […]

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Feb 15, 2021

Lawn Maintenance & Calendar

Want to take care of your own lawn? Where do you start? The VerdeGo Lawn Calendar was designed to supply your turf with the products it needs at the time your turf needs it most.  Staying one step ahead of insects and disease while supplying the proper amount of nutrients is key to having a […]

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Feb 01, 2021

Can You Trim Right Now?

Not sure if you can trim right now? If you can- what? Deciduous trees (like elms and crape myrtles) and some shrubs may be pruned now with some exceptions such as azaleas, gardenias and hydrangeas and any other spring bloomers. Trim camellias only if they are done blooming. Reshape your hedges now as there will […]

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Jan 25, 2021

Mulch Calculator

Need Mulch or Rock but have no idea how much you need? You’re not alone. We make it easy for you on our website! Simply measure your areas and put them into our “calculator” and it will give you how much you require in both bags or bulk! Click here to use the Calculator!

What to Do or NOT to Do Post Freeze Featured Image
Dec 28, 2020

What to Do or NOT to Do Post Freeze

What to Do or NOT to Do Post Freeze Winter arrived this week as we had a couple of very cold nights! Hopefully, most of you heeded the warnings and covered your sensitive plants to prevent severe damage. However, in the next day or so, you may notice the leaves of some plants turning brown […]

Plant of the Week: Panama Rose Featured Image
Dec 07, 2020

Plant of the Week: Panama Rose

Panama Rose is a lovely semi-tropical perennial. Panama Rose, sometimes called Bush Pentas, is originally from Mexico. It is a shrub (up to 5 ft in height) with bright-pink, star-shaped flowers in clusters. Panama Rose blooms November through early summer with scattered blooms the rest of the year. The flowers attract butterflies with nectar when […]

Plant of the Week: Firespike Featured Image
Nov 30, 2020

Plant of the Week: Firespike

Firespike is an herbaceous perennial growing to about 4 feet tall with an upright habit which has naturalized in Florida. The shiny, dark green leaves of this plant reach a length of 7 to 8 inches. Firespike may be placed in a large bed of perennials or mass planted. In full sun the bright red […]