Category Archives: Gardening Tips

Fruit for Free

Here in Florida we are lucky to have so many choices available when adding fruit to our landscape. We can go the classic route with all the varieties of citrus. We can go tropical with bananas, mangoes, paw-paws, and papaya. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things

Spring has me going this year. It feels like a good one. So I thought I would post a list of my top ten favorite things to grow in Florida and why. Number 10. Cuban Oregano Also called flat leaf … Continue reading

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The Na Ga

The North Georgia Candy Roaster, fancy name Cucurbita Maxima is yet another one of those “light bulb on” type of plants. The type of plant that when you find it, it’s like really, this was here the whole time? Up … Continue reading

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Spineless Cactus

Are you looking for a new easy going plant to add to your landscape? What about a plant that requires zero maintenance and is completely drought tolerant? What if it also had beautiful flowers that attracted bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds … Continue reading

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Successful Gardening

Everyone wants to have a successful garden. You see pictures in the magazines and seed catalogs of smiling gardeners reaping baskets full of their bountiful harvest. You want to be just like that. And then you try to grow in … Continue reading

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Greens for Days

Heads up all my fellow lazy gardeners because I think I may have finally found the perfect green. Right now I am in love with Okinawa Spinach (its fancier name is Gynura Crepiodes). This plant ticks all the boxes. It … Continue reading

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Why I do What I Do

This ugly little green fruit is called Solanum uporo, or the Cannibal’s Tomato. It is a bitter nasty fruit that grows on spiny eggplant like leaves. It is also mildly poisonous if not cooked properly. I’m not only growing it … Continue reading

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