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Holy Mosquitoes!

I've received dozens of complaint about Mosquitoes all over Tampa Bay. Here's some info:

Lethal Bronzing

The University of Florida is encouraging the use of "Lethal Bronzing" when referring to Texas Phoenix Palm Decline (TPPD).

Improper Pruning

There is no reason to "prune" a tree like this! Overaggressive cuts such as this are harmful to the tree's health. The American National Standards Institute has guidelines for proper pruning (ANSI A300). Use a ISA certified arborist!

Florida Friendly Landscapes

Florida Friendly Landscapes There is a popular movement gaining momentum across the state. Florida Friendly Landscapes are a smart and attractive way to deal with rising costs of more traditional yards. The recent droughts have shown the increased demands St....

Palm Care

Palms in Florida There are over 2400 types of palms worldwide and Florida is known for having some of the most diverse palm populations. Fertilization, watering, pruning and care can be different for each. Many aren’t cold hardy and precautions should be taken before...

Biggest Sweetbay Magnolia Tree Found Growing in Tampa

Biggest sweetbay magnolia tree found growing in Tampa ANDREW FORD The Tampa Tribune Published: July 2, 2011 Updated: March 20, 2013 at 02:59 PM TAMPA - Tall, thick and healthy, a sweetbay magnolia tree in the backyard of a Tampa home has been recognized as a champion....

Greenworks Wins Treasures of Tampa Bay Award

Greenworks wins Treasures of Tampa Bay Award through Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, Inc. Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, Inc. (KTBB), a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate, is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization whose mission is to provide environmental education and volunteer...

More Trees Coming to Bobby Hicks Park

By George Wilkens | Tribune Staff Published: July 21, 2010 Updated: March 21, 2013 at 09:21 AM   SOUTH TAMPA - Bobby Hicks Park will get $12,600 worth of sprucing up and additional trees, thanks to a federal grant awarded the Tampa Federation of Garden Club...

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