Tag Archive: Florida

foxtail

FOXTAIL FERN HAS OWNER CONCERNED.

Q: I believe I can outfox you with a question about my foxtail fern. Why is one of the stems bright yellow? Makes for a pretty photo, but I’m worried that my whole plant will turn yellow. A: You’re right: It does make for a pretty photo (makes us of…

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succulent landscape

FLORIDA SUCCULENTS LIKE IT HIGH AND DRY.

Q: When we moved to southwest Florida, I thought it would be so easy to plant succulents and not have to tend them. But mine look lifeless and just kind of sit there (I did add mulch around them). What am I doing wrong? A: Sounds like you’re not working…

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black magic ti plant

BLACK MAGIC TI PLANT ADDS DRAMA TO GARDENS.

Q: On my last visit to Sarasota, I remember seeing a beautiful, upright plant with leaves the color of eggplant (they were almost black). We’re moving here and I’d like to plant a few. A friend said it was a tie-something but I can’t find it anywhere on the Internet.…

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