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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 Homeowners, If you’ve relocated to Southwest Florida from the…

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Florida Travelers Palms

Florida Travelers Palms Are Worth Traveling to See

Weary travelers would quench their thirst with rainwater collected at the base of the leaves, hence the common name "Travelers Palm" for Ravenala madagascariensis. Florida Travelers Palms are fascinating to see, so if you’ve never had the experience, travel to Sarasota’s barrier islands for a peek. Siesta Key, Bird Key,…

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ArtisTree Landscape Sarasota

ArtisTree Landscape Writes Letter to Month of June

What happens when a dry spell lasts forever? At ArtisTree, we get our pen out. Dear June, Well, here we are -- just you and us and the summer heat. Once again, you’ve brought drought conditions to our wonderful piece of paradise, but then we know how mercurial you are.…

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Starburst Clerodendrum

Starburst Clerodendrum Stars as a Shrub or Tree

Starburst Clerodendrum dazzles with star-like flowers that burst open in Florida’s late winter or early spring. What’s remarkable about this eye-catching specimen (also known as a Shooting Star Clerodendrum) is that you can have it both ways – growing it as cluster-packed showy shrub or as a tree loaded with…

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