Tag Archive: Camellias

Plants That Can Poison Your Pets

Tallahassee Democrat November 13, 2015 Photo by  Mike Fagan One January I was out in my garden and noticed our young golden retrievers chomping down on camellia blossoms. Hey, it was better than eating the wallboard.  One by one they picked off blossoms until there were no flowers on the bush from three feet down.  …

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What’s Native?

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat August 23, 2013 Photo by Taylor Vandiver By David MacManus   Our local landscapes are often much like “plant zoos” planted with many exotic ornamentals such as crape myrtles, evergreen azaleas, camellias and sago palms from the Orient; agapanthus and pentas from Africa; pindo palms, feijoa and caladiums from …

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