Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Every year on April 22nd we celebrate a special holiday to honor the Earth. Originated in 1970, Earth Day is an annual event celebrated by the world to show our appreciation for the environment. It is a special time that we are able to recognize how fragile our planet is, educate the population on ways to care for the planet, and share the importance of using items to support sustainability. Earth Day is the world’s largest environmental movement, with the end goal being for each person to treat everyday like Earth Day.

Experience Fall Foliage in Your Garden

Do you see pictures of the fall foliage of the Northeast and dream of experiencing that in Florida? While we Floridians don’t get the chance to see changing leaves that magically fall to the ground, we can experience the beautiful fall colors in our gardens. And while our friends in the Northeast have to clean out and winterize their gardens and flowerbeds, we get to experience year-round blooms. Here are some tips to help with fall gardening and bringing those beautiful rich colors of fall to life in your yard.

Fresh From The Garden

Wouldn’t you love to be able to go into your own yard and pick a fresh tomato off the vine for your salad? Have you noticed the taste of lettuce, peppers and zucchini is more flavorful from a garden than the supermarket? If you think gardening is too complicated and you don’t have enough time to master it, here are some basic tips that can get you started.

Florida home with lots of landscaping

Year-Round Florida-Friendly Plants and Landscaping

Even though the state of Florida averages over 50 inches of rain annually, there are times during the year when drought is an issue. Moreover, with limited and overstressed water resources, much of Florida has water restrictions in place to reduce water usage. This means that to be Florida-friendly year-round, drought tolerance should be a…