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Nov 14, 2023

December Newsletter: Watering & Lawn Care

Watering in the Winter Months Despite the fact that we have many nice, warm, sunny days in the winter months of Florida and frequently little rain, keep in mind that it is winter and your landscape is dormant.  For that reason, your grass and landscape requires less water.  The rule of thumb is 1” of […]

Oct 26, 2023

November Newsletter: Annuals & Wildlife

Annuals: Planting can continue throughout the fall and winter. Cool season annuals are arriving daily at the Garden Center- such as petunias, dianthus, calibrachoa, Marigolds, and Gazania. Look for Pansies and Violas later in the month. Dead head flowers to encourage new blooms. The new Proven Winner Supertunia is an outstanding performer. Spreading to 3’ […]

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Jan 26, 2022

What to do Pre & Post Freeze for Your Plants

What to do Pre and Post Freezes for your plants            by: Allynne Jones • Florida Certified Horticultural Professional From time to time we experience freezes here in Flagler County.  Occasionally the temperatures are flirting around freezing which won’t cause a large amount of damage however, when there is a threat of a “hard freeze” where […]

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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: These weeds will throw hundreds of seeds […]

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Aug 10, 2021


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 […]