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Simpson’s Stopper Moves Florida Landscapes Forward with Style

An easy-care Florida native, Simpson's Stopper can be grown as a shrub, tree or lush hedge and requires almost no maintenance once established. Simpson’s Stopper is one of those Florida native plants that often has to have its odd name explained. So let’s stop and talk about the stopper. Many…

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Florida geraniums

Florida Geraniums Planted in Wrong Months Finally Speak Up

These Florida geraniums are the darlings of fall & winter landscapes. Florida geraniums weary of being planted in summer asked ArtisTree Landscape to explain why, especially now that October is here. Here is their letter printed in its entirety. Dear Florida Geranium Homeowners, If you’ve relocated from the Northeast to…

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Mahogany trees

Mahogany Trees Have More Polish Than You Think

Mahoganies (Swietenia mahogani) make great shade trees for large Florida properties. Mahogany trees in Florida are glorious shade-makers that thrive along streets and in large yards. So when we saw them in a southwestern Florida article titled “Worst Trees for Florida," we had to investigate. Turns out their bad review…

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Monstera philodendrons

Monstera Philodendrons a Monster Hit in Sarasota Landscapes

Monstera philodendrons are perfect for those wanting to Tarzan-up their southwestern Florida landscapes. Just place this exotic tropical flora in a shady space, and you’ll soon have your own little jungle landscape to enjoy as wild or tame as you want it to be. Monstera philodendrons encircle a stunning Queen…

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