Once you get to know Florida Landscape Plants, growing them is easy!
If you live in the southern half of Florida - from (approximately) Tampa to Melbourne and southward - this guide's for YOU!
Newbies -Discover new-to-you plants and how to grow them in sandy soil and blazing sun
Snowbirds - Find easy-going plants that can thrive with only part-time care
Natives & Long-Time Residents - Learn more about plants you have and "window-shop" for new ones
You'll find Zone 9 plants as well as those for Zone 10 - Florida shrubs, palms, trees and flowers - so you have choices that are right for your specific area.
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You might be feeling helpless when it comes to South Florida landscaping and gardening...unfamiliar plants, soil that's mostly sand, relentless sun, torrential rains (or long stretches with NO rain), and almost 12 months of growing season!
Even if you were an avid gardener in your "home state," you're starting over and the learning curve might seem steep.
YOU are the reason this site exists - South-Florida-Plant-Guide is designed especially with you in mind...so take heart! Your answers are right here!
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South-Florida-Plant-Guide strives to be a user-friendly reference and info website to give just the right amount of information homeowners need about Florida Landscape Plants.
Plus - there's a lot of wrong information out there...and even a little bit of wrong can mean life or death to a plant.
Sounds simple, doesn't it? Yet it's the one basic key to success.
South-Florida-Plant-Guide is here to help you choose that right plant for the planting area you've got - and to choose the plant that's right for you!
South-Florida-Plant-Guide.com is growing - a work in progress - so your patience is appreciated. Stop by often and see what's new!
There are many special features in the works! Here's a sampling:
Specialty Plants - Plants for special needs or wants: drought-tolerant to butterfly plants, shade lovers to poolside plants, citrus, and more!
Handy Plant Lists - Cold-hardy, salt-tolerant, fragrance, and other types of South Florida Landscape Plants for knowledge at a glance
Directories - Find a plant nursery or landscaping company near you
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