Florida s Best Native Landscape Plants

Florida s Best Native Landscape Plants

An illustrated guide for home gardeners and professionals provides technical information on the design and maintenance of two hundred native Florida plants, profiling each for landscaping and gardening applications, companion plant ...

Author: Gil Nelson

Publisher:

ISBN: 081302644X

Category: Gardening

Page: 411

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An illustrated guide for home gardeners and professionals provides technical information on the design and maintenance of two hundred native Florida plants, profiling each for landscaping and gardening applications, companion plant compatibility, allergenic properties, and more. Original. Illustrations. Index.
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Native Florida Plants

Native Florida Plants

Association of Florida Native Nurseries. Xeric Landscaping with Florida Native Plants. San Antonio, FL: AFNN, 1991. Austin, Dr. Daniel. Coastal Dune Plants. Boca Raton, FL: Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center of South Palm Beach County, 1991.

Author: Robert G. Haehle

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing

ISBN: 9781589794801

Category: Gardening

Page: 360

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Many counties in Florida now require that new commercial landscapes contain a percentage of native plants. Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.
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Native Florida Plants for Drought and Salt Tolerant Landscaping

Native Florida Plants for Drought  and Salt Tolerant Landscaping

Descriptions and photographs for 70 native plants that will thrive with little care in the yards of most Florida homeowners. Covers the peninsula south of Marion, Levy, and Volusia counties through the Keys.

Author: Richard Wunderlin

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781561645701

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 438

Descriptions and photographs for 70 native plants that will thrive with little care in the yards of most Florida homeowners. Covers the peninsula south of Marion, Levy, and Volusia counties through the Keys.
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Native Plants for Florida Gardens

Native Plants for Florida Gardens

Native Plants for Florida Gardens profiles 100 Florida native wildflowers, shrubs, vines and trees that can transform typical Florida landscapes. Striking color photography showcases species and flowering characteristics.

Author: Stacey Matrazzo

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493043798

Category: Gardening

Page: 232

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Florida is home to an entire library of native plants that evolved to thrive in its range of climate regions. Native Plants for Florida Gardens profiles 100 Florida native wildflowers, shrubs, vines and trees that can transform typical Florida landscapes. Striking color photography showcases species and flowering characteristics. With the expertise of the Florida Wildlife Foundation, anyone can create lovely, low-maintenance gardens that will tolerate Florida’s roughest conditions, resist disease, and support biodiversity.
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Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes

Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes

How to garden effectively for shade in Florida.

Author: Craig N. Huegel

Publisher:

ISBN: 0813060591

Category: Gardening

Page: 304

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“Shaded areas in gardens can be just as appealing as a sunny rose garden. Huegel takes the mystery out of how to use a palette of shade-tolerant Florida native plants to transform dim areas into a beautiful oasis. Follow his expert advice and you'll have it made in the shade.”—Roger L. Hammer, author of Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida “A volume of useful experience and information that is easy to read and inspiring to put into practice for a better use and enjoyment of shady gardens.”—Monica Moran Brandies, author ofShade Gardening for Florida “This book covers the many nuances of Florida's shade and helps readers select the best native plants for the shady spots in their landscapes.”—Ginny Stibolt, coauthor ofOrganic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida “Provides both a comprehensive examination and solutions to the intractable problem of gardening in the shade in Florida.”—Rufino Osorio, author ofA Gardener's Guide to Florida's Native Plants Because of Florida's tropical and subtropical climate, it is especially important for the state's gardeners to incorporate areas that provide refuge from the heat and sun. Yet little is available about how to garden effectively for shade so that the end result is varied, attractive, and ecologically vibrant. Until now. Craig Huegel discusses the many variables and complexities of shade gardening in Florida. He explores options for canopy, shrubs, and the colorful annuals and perennials that can tolerate even the darkest of areas. The compendium of flora presented will surprise general gardeners and native plant enthusiasts alike.
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Butterfly Gardening with Florida s Native Plants

Butterfly Gardening with Florida s Native Plants

These are the plants that naturally supported themore than 160 butterfly species that bred in Florida well before the impacts of man became noticeable.

Author: Craig Norman Huegel

Publisher: Great Outdoors Publishing Company

ISBN: 1885258011

Category: Gardening

Page: 36

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Includes the best of Florida's native flowering plants that attract and feed native butterflies. These are the plants that naturally supported themore than 160 butterfly species that bred in Florida well before the impacts of man became noticeable. The book is also about the butterflies themselves--for it is only by understanding what butterflies are that we can be effective in providing for them. Finally, this publication is about using our knowledge of butterflies and plants to design a butterfly garden. Property owners throughout Florida can use this book to create their own butterfly gardens using the plants native to their region of the state, and these gardeners, entrusted with the welfare of their butterflies, will form a network of environmental stewards that will help balance whatever impacts the future holds in store for Florida.
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Florida Landscape Plants

Florida Landscape Plants

"Third edition with new introductory front matter."

Author: John V. Watkins

Publisher:

ISBN: 0813060532

Category: Gardening

Page: 468

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Praise for previous editions: “A must-have guide.”—South Florida Sun-Sentinel “A godsend to new gardeners…. This one is worth having.”—Naples Daily News “Indispensible for both novice and experienced gardeners.”—Lakeland Ledger “The bible of Florida landscaping…listings for more than 400 plants containing excellent information about cultural and climatological requirements, seasons of maximum color, and best uses in Florida landscape.”—Cape Coral Breeze “One of the best housewarming gifts you could give to yourself or a friend new to Florida.”— Sarasota Herald-Tribune “This [book] has been the standard landscape plant manual in the lower South for nearly 30 years….Everything you need to easily identify and cultivate ornamental plants in Florida and the Gulf region.”—Florida Coastal Living “Everything [gardeners] need to successfully grow and use ornamental plants.”—Palatka Daily News The standard reference for Florida ornamental gardening is now in its third edition. For nearly four decades, Florida Landscape Plants has been the go-to manual for novices and experts alike. This timeless gardening book features detailed drawings of more than 400 plants, alongside invaluable information, such as proper propagation, soil and light requirements, hardiness, salt tolerance, pests, and landscape uses.
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Native Plant Landscaping for Florida Wildlife

Native Plant Landscaping for Florida Wildlife

Specific information on the wildlife value of approximately 150 native trees and shrubs with direction on how to incorporate each into your garden.

Author: Craig N. Huegel

Publisher:

ISBN: 0813034949

Category: Gardening

Page: 285

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Simple steps to bring birds and other wildlife into your yard "Native plant enthusiasts wishing to increase wildlife in their home landscapes will find this book filled with valuable information."--Richard P. Wunderlin, author of Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida "Huegel has combined personal passion with extensive experience in this well-written, easy-to-use guide for transforming our gardens into havens for wildlife. Conversational, entertaining, and helpful, no native plant enthusiast should be without it."--Gil Nelson, author of Florida's Best Native Landscape Plants Floridians share their state with a wide and unique array of wildlife. Unfortunately, commercially developed subdivisions and landscapes often do not provide welcoming habitats for the majority of the native fauna. Attract wildlife back to your yard with this clear, practical guide. Ecologist and consultant Craig Huegel draws on his considerable experience as both a gardener and a professional wildlife biologist to explain how anyone can easily create an attractive landscape plan that is also an inviting habitat for wild animals. He provides specific information on the wildlife value of approximately 150 native trees and shrubs and gives clear and precise direction on incorporating each into your garden. Featuring nearly 200 brilliant color photos, Huegel's guide will help you to identify and select the plants you need--no matter where you live in Florida. Whether you want to invite birds, deer, rabbits, frogs, turtles, or foxes, transforming your yard into a sustainable, wildlife-friendly environment won't require difficult or dramatic changes. Pick up this handy and inspiring book today and discover how easy it is to redevelop any landscape into an attractive habitat for wildlife.
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Florida Plants for Wildlife

Florida Plants for Wildlife

Describes the native trees and shrubs that provide food and cover for wildlife.

Author: Craig Norman Huegel

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924073944567

Category: Botany

Page: 118

View: 593

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The Right Plants for Dry Places

The Right Plants for Dry Places

This revised and expanded second edition has more plant species and more photos, and all the information you need to incorporate natives into your central Florida garden.

Author: Sheryl Bowman

Publisher:

ISBN: 0820004235

Category: Gardening

Page: 128

View: 890

This revised and expanded second edition has more plant species and more photos, and all the information you need to incorporate natives into your central Florida garden. It tells how to identify, where to use, and how to care for 46 native trees, shrubs, ground covers and vines that grow in the region of Florida (roughly) contained in the area bordered by Levy, Volusia, Broward and Lee Counties--most of peninsular Florida. It also gives blooming and fruiting times, mature size, wildlife value and ethnobotanical uses. Choose native Florida plants for your home landscape--it's a great way to celebrate our state's environmental heritage, provide food and cover for wilslife and conserve our natural resources. Color photos throughout, plant charts, bibliography, index.
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