Tag Archive: Shrubs

The David W. Marshall IFAS Extension Office Demonstration Garden

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat November 6, 2015 By: Lana Arnold “…that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” is the often quoted Shakespearean line.  The “rose “ with a new name is the demonstration garden at the UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Office, located off Paul Russell Road …

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Garden Inspiration

Tallahassee Democrat May 1, 2015 By: Marilyn Larson                 Maclay Gardens Tour. Photo by Betsy Kellenberger   Where do you go to get inspiration for your garden? Books and magazines offer beautiful pictures that stimulate ideas, but many times your result is not as appealing as the pictures. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/lng/2015/05/01/garden-inspiration/

Create a Secret Garden using Woodland Wildflowers

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat       Photo by Mary McMullen: Indian Pink, Mayapple and Christmas Fern grace this shady parking lot garden at Native Nurseries February 21, 2014 By Donna Legare   I have always loved secret gardens. There is something enchanting about passing through an archway or space between two shrubs …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/lng/2014/02/20/create-a-secret-garden-using-woodland-wildflowers/

New Local Garden Book Shows Landscape Favorites

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat Photo: Book cover – David Marshall’s Design & Care of Landscapes & Gardens in the South, Volume 2, is full of color photos of landscape plants he recommends for our area.   January 31, 2014 By David Marshall   “A picture is worth a thousand words” is the philosophy …

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Basic Steps for Beginning Gardeners

  Basic Steps for Beginning Gardeners Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat Photo by Penny Gilmer, Master Gardener: pink, purple and white larkspur. Friday, May 24, 2013 By Linda H. Yates “You need to do something about your yard.”  The young career woman had just purchased and moved into the first home of her own.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/lng/2013/05/24/basic-steps-for-beginning-gardeners/