The dog days of summer can take a beating on Central Florida landscapes, but you can start planning now for ways to add a touch color to your yard, even during the hottest months. Here are 12 plant suggestions for showy blooms and/or colorful foliage.
Walt Disney world’s Epcot theme park promises three full months of blooming fun.
A unique, drought-tolerant garden design draws praise from the neighborhood and passersby.
There is a way to garden that stimulates native habitats, preserves our lakes and serves the planet.
Succulents are distinctive, easy to grow, and practically maintenance-free.
Exotic and colorful, bromeliads are easy to grow—indoors and out.
Heirloom varieties, unlike their store-bought counterparts, are bred for superior flavor and texture.
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences recommends these heirloom tomato varieties for Central Florida.
Ever thought of growing apples in Central Florida? You can, but be prepared to give your trees a lot of care and attention.
Digging in and getting your hands dirty can be an enjoyable learning experience for the whole family.
Fleet Farming uses bike power to tend, harvest and keep neighborhood gardens green.
Writer Michael McLeod explores the backstory of a showy bloomer.
Growing and decorating gourds.
Great information on native plants, growing vegetables and attracting butterflies for the florida gardener.
Growing a few specific plants in your garden can help save pollinators like bees and butterflies.
Dwarf citrus trees provide a sweet harvest within easy reach.
5 design tips to make the most of your patio, porch or garden.
This versatile plant comes in hundreds of varieties that are ideal for any Central Florida garden.
Take-Home Tips from the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.
Borrow one of Epcot’s most popular planting designs to decorate your garden, with tips from Eric Apen of Apenberry’s Gardens in College Park.
Florida’s indigenous plants are beautiful and beneficial to your landscape.
Grow and prepare your own herbs for a delicious home brew.
The right plants in the proper place can conserve water and protect the environment.
Fresh fall gardening tips for small spaces.
Check out these 16 vegetables that are ready for planting now.
The art and practice of bonsai cultivation can rejuvenate the mind and body, as well as the home.
Get your gardening off the ground with a raised bed.
Five flowering plants that can beat the heat.
Orlando’s urban chickens provide eggs and entertainment.
Bamboo can be a thing of beauty or a scourge. It pays to do some research before you plant.
These aromatic plants yield delicious and fragrant results.
Spread your wings and try your hand at creating a lovely butterfly garden.
Composting can benefit your garden as well as the environment.