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Gardening

Patience Pays Off

A unique, drought-tolerant garden design draws praise from the neighborhood and passersby.

Florida Natural

There is a way to garden that stimulates native habitats, preserves our lakes and serves the planet.

The Perfect Plant

Succulents are distinctive, easy to grow, and practically maintenance-free.

All in the Family

Exotic and colorful, bromeliads are easy to grow—indoors and out.

Hot Tomatoes

Heirloom varieties, unlike their store-bought counterparts, are bred for superior flavor and texture.

Heirloom Varieties

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences recommends these heirloom tomato varieties for Central Florida.

Fruits of Your Labor

Ever thought of growing apples in Central Florida? You can, but be prepared to give your trees a lot of care and attention.

Gardening Together

Digging in and getting your hands dirty can be an enjoyable learning experience for the whole family.

10-Yard Gain

Fleet Farming uses bike power to tend, harvest and keep neighborhood gardens green.

I Love This...Gardenia Hedge

Good Day, Sunshine

Writer Michael McLeod explores the backstory of a showy bloomer.

Grow Your Own

Growing and decorating gourds.

Get the Dirt

Great information on native plants, growing vegetables and attracting butterflies for the florida gardener.

Planting with Purpose

Growing a few specific plants in your garden can help save pollinators like bees and butterflies.

Pots of Gold

Dwarf citrus trees provide a sweet harvest within easy reach.

Small Yard, Big Style

5 design tips to make the most of your patio, porch or garden.

Colorful Coleus

This versatile plant comes in hundreds of varieties that are ideal for any Central Florida garden.

Garden Inspiration

Take-Home Tips from the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.

Topiaries as Focal Points

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.

Natural & Native

Florida’s indigenous plants are beautiful and beneficial to your landscape.

From Garden to Teacup

Grow and prepare your own herbs for a delicious home brew.

Good-Natured Landscaping

The right plants in the proper place can conserve water and protect the environment.

Container Creations

Fresh fall gardening tips for small spaces.

Sow Now, Harvest Later

Check out these 16 vegetables that are ready for planting now.

Eastern Accents

The art and practice of bonsai cultivation can rejuvenate the mind and body, as well as the home.

Home Grown

Get your gardening off the ground with a raised bed.

Summer Bloomers

Five flowering plants that can beat the heat.

Home to Roost

Orlando’s urban chickens provide eggs and entertainment.

Green Grass of Home

Bamboo can be a thing of beauty or a scourge. It pays to do some research before you plant.

Fresh Herbs at Hand

These aromatic plants yield delicious and fragrant results.

Garden Delights

Spread your wings and try your hand at creating a lovely butterfly garden.

The Good Earth

Composting can benefit your garden as well as the environment.

Garden Workbench

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Guides & Resources

2017 Premier Veterinarians

The 2017 Pet Guide: Pet Resource Guide

Here are some of the places you can go in Central Florida when you need supplies, products and services for your best friends.

Premier Realtors 2017

Let Orlando's best realtors help you find your dream home!

Orlando's Best Lawyers 2017

Our annual list includes hundreds of Orlando-area attorneys in dozens of areas of practice.

Orlando's Top Dentists of 2017

Our annual list featuring 224 of the area's finest dental professionals.

Guide to Private Schools 2017

Our searchable annual database will help you chart an educational course for your family.

2016 Premier Doctors

Our annual list of over 500 doctors.
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GardeningRecent Blog Posts

Small Talk

The 7-year-old stars of "The Florida Project'' dish on friendship, scene-shooting drudgery and jelly sandwiches.

Weekend Happenings Oct 20 to 22

Know what's happening in and around Orlando this weekend.

Dynamic Duo

Color combinations to try for a beautiful two-tone exterior.

A Bittersweet Adventure

The filmmakers behind "The Florida Project'' tell how they settled on Orlando for a story about scrappy "wefare motel" kids.

Weekend Happenings Oct 13 to 15

Know what's happening in and around Orlando for the weekend.
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