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Sep 08, 2021

Balcony Gardens

We are not all blessed with large yards to landscape and fill with beautiful plants.  Some of our customers have just a balcony or an area they can hang a basket or two. To that end, here are some great suggestions for those customers. Hanging baskets or container plants require the same type of care as […]

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Aug 17, 2021

Sandspurs in Grass

Sandspurs are a Summer Annual that will appear in your grass in the springtime after it as been killed off in the winter. Sandspurs need to be treated early in the year with a Pre-Emergent such as Dimension (Weed and Grass Stopper) See our lawn calendar guide: http://verdego.com/lawn-care-calendar/ These weeds will throw hundreds of seeds […]

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Aug 10, 2021

Giftcards!

Need a gift for a Gardener? No idea what to get?   How about a gift card for any amount you desire! Our VerdeGo Gift Cards can be purchased in our garden center for that special gardener in your life.

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Aug 04, 2021

Pests & Disease

Insects are very active now. Aphids and chili thrips will suck the life right out of your plants, causing them to thin out, have yellowing and spotted leaves and leaf tips and buds will look small and shriveled. Spinosad is an excellent natural product for Thrips as well as Horticultural Oils for aphids, however, remember […]

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Jul 06, 2021

Crab Grass in St. Augustine Grass

You may not even notice you have crab grass until you see large brown spots in your grass during the winter as it is a common summer weed that dies off in the winter.  It is a common summer annual and unless you manage it early, you may need to tolerate it. Crab grass is […]

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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 […]

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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 […]