Blog & News

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Jun 01, 2020

Useful Tools on the Verdego Website

Did you know we have a new website with a lot of great features? Blog & News Under the heading BLOG and NEWS, you can read blogs that have posted. These blogs are informational and designed to help answer or address common problems or questions. We are always open to suggestions as well. Email us […]

Plant of the Week: Silver Buttonwood Featured Image
Jun 01, 2020

Plant of the Week: Silver Buttonwood

Silver Buttonwood, a Florida Native, is an ideal plant for those living in high salt zones, as it is highly tolerant of full sun, sandy soils and salty conditions. Silver Buttonwood has a distinctive silvery foliage that is soft to the touch. Although this plant is considered to be a south Florida plant, it seems […]

Plant of the Week: Fakahatchee Grass Featured Image
May 25, 2020

Plant of the Week: Fakahatchee Grass

Fakahatchee Grass is a Florida native that can provide texture to your garden. This grass forms a large clump that can be used alone, as an accent, or grouped as a border. This native grass is frequently found growing along riverbanks or swamps and in wet areas. If you have a wet area in your […]

Plant of the Week: Pittosporum Featured Image
May 18, 2020

Plant of the Week: Pittosporum

There are two varieties of pittosporum that most commonly seen at Verdego. The Variegated Pittosporum and the Green Pittosporum. Both these varieties grow about 4’-5’ but can be kept clipped. For Variegated Pittosporum the creamy, variegated leaves make this plant a nice contrast with other plants. The Green Pittosporum has dark green foliage that stands […]

Plant of the Week: Ligustrum Sunshine Featured Image
May 11, 2020

Plant of the Week: Ligustrum Sunshine

Sunshine ligustrum has a brilliant yellow foliage that flourishes in the full sun. It requires at least 5-6 hours of sunshine to maintain the brilliant color otherwise it will be a pale green. Sunshine Ligustrum can stand up to the cold of the winter as well as the heat of the summer. Unlike the green […]

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May 07, 2020

Community Donations

Grace Community Food Pantry TJ McNitt, President and Owner of Verdego presents a check for 32,008.93 to Pastor Charles Silos and Dottie Colletta of the Grace Food Pantry in Bunnell. 100% of Garden Center Sales from Wednesday, April 22nd, to Saturday, April 25th were donated to the Food Pantry. The Verdego goal was 20,000 dollars […]

Local Food Pantry Donation Featured Image
Apr 27, 2020

Local Food Pantry Donation

No words! The management and staff at Verdego are overwhelmed by the support we have received from our customers and community for our Feed Flagler- Grace Community Food Pantry fundraiser! As you know, Verdego pledged to donate 100% of Garden Center Revenue for Wednesday April 22nd, through to Saturday, April 25th. The total donation going […]

Plant of the Week: Firecracker Plant Featured Image
Apr 27, 2020

Plant of the Week: Firecracker Plant

Firecracker produces sprays of bright red tubular flowers cascading down to resemble an exploding firecracker! It is a great plant to use in sunny locations that tend to be hot and dry. Established plants are extremely drought tolerant, and Firecracker will tolerate moderate salt spray for beach side landscapes. Firecracker is also deer resistant. They […]

Plant of the Week: Confederate Jasmine Featured Image
Apr 20, 2020

Plant of the Week: Confederate Jasmine

Jasmine is in bloom now and the perfect time to add one to your garden and enjoy the amazing aroma the flowers produce! Confederate Jasmine is a fast growing vine that grows on tendrils (twining) that does well on trellis, lamp posts, arbors or on chain link fences. It will not grow on masonry without […]

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Apr 20, 2020

Local Food Bank Donation

Would like to announce that we are supporting the Grace Community Food Pantry in Bunnell. Wednesday April 22 through to Saturday April 25th, 100% of Garden Center Revenue will be donated to the Food Pantry. Verdego will still be abiding by the Covid Rules with 6’ distancing and our staff will be wearing masks. We […]