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This colorful illustrated guide shows you how simple it can be to start a butterfly garden today!The book, the third in the popular Your Florida Guide series, offers a thorough look at Florida’s most important butterflies and the plants they prefer for food, shelter, and egg laying. The guide helps you select plants for a yard where butterflies can live and return year after year. It includes planting diagrams, easy one-day container projects, and full garden layouts designed for each of Florida’s …

Best Garden Color for Florida is a must-have for Florida gardeners and professionals who love garden color! It is not only loaded with 575 spectacular photos, but also includes reams of easy-to-understand information about use and care of 150 terrific Florida plants. The plant information is complemented with chapters filled with ideas about color for butterflies, sun, shade, salt, and wind. The book is a result of decades of plant research by the author to determine which plants and planting strategies …

This groundbreaking book shows beginners and experienced gardeners alike how to create gorgeous gardens with the easiest, colorful, low water plants the south has to offer. Learn about annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees that thrive with little or no irrigation and only require minutes of care per year - plants that can breeze through hot, humid, southern summers while attracting butterflies, birds and hummingbirds. Shop for plants like a pro by taking the book with you to garden centers and checking …

From Book 1: Creating a vibrant and active Florida butterfly garden is easy. This book is written by a hobbyist, conservationist and educator. It provides readers with a basic level of environmental education. Entomology is made simple. Each chapter contains specific action steps for the reader. Color photos allow the reader to see what plants are necessary and what caterpillars and butterflies they can expect to attract. Most people think that planting flowers will attract butterflies. Read this …

A go-to guide for gardeners of all skill levels planting east of the Mississippi River Valley looking to add sustainable native flora to any horticultural project. Gleaned from the authors 75 years of landscaping experience, this user-friendly reference offers suggestions on species selection based on a plant s performance, aesthetic appeal, and wide range of adaptability. Expert authors Tony Dove and Ginger Woolridge s valuable resource is organized for fast and confident tree and shrub selections …
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“Follow this professional gardening advice to end up with a balanced, attractive, easy-to-maintain Florida native garden. It is a gardening book to cherish.”—Roger L. Hammer, author of Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida   “Everything you need to know from just getting started to long-term development and maintenance of the native garden of your dreams.”—Troy Springer, owner of Springer Environmental Services, Inc.   “A great resource for learning some of the …

“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 …

“In this tour de force work, Hammer ‘connects the dots’ among South Florida’s birds, butterflies, and plants. It is a must read for every nature lover, whether birder, butterflier, or gardener, and it belongs on your closest bookshelf.”—Dennis Olle, North American Butterfly Association   “This delightfully witty book will open your eyes to some of the world’s most beautiful flowers.”—Marc C. Minno, coauthor of Florida Butterfly Gardening   “Wonderfully comprehensive. This …

Florida Flame Vine is an easy to grow vine and is an ideal choice for quick cover, and provides truly spectacular, traffic stopping show of color. It blooms in the mid to late spring with hanging boughs of tubular trumpet shaped flowers in vibrant orange. It is also known as Orange Trumpet Creeper, Golden Shower Vine, and Hanging Fire Vine. Florida Flame Vine can be formed and trained over or around most any support, and attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. It thrives in poor sandy soils and is …