Tag Archives: Florida landscaping

Linda Waldron June 2021 Green Gables article butterfly feature image

Living in Paradise

We really do live in paradise...I’m at my home office desk. At my right is a big window with a mass of blooming…
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Two Years of Articles and Very Hopeful

Well, I started this column in June 2019 so this is the two year mark. I have to say I’ve learned a lot…
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A Pollinator Patch for Your Yard

Have you noticed that we live in paradise!! I am writing this March 5 and the weather is SWEET! A little breeze, blue…
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Green Gables Soil feature August 2020

It Isn’t Just Dirt

June marked the one year anniversary of this column. We have talked about the principles of a Florida Friendly Yard like right plant/right…
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Green Gables Birds feature March 2020

Wonderful Beautiful Birds

In January issue, we talked about trees and their importance in our ecosystem. This is a good month to talk about birds since…
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Green Gables All About Trees January 2020

All About Trees and How They Work

In the Beginning… In 1787, when the first settlers crossed the Ohio River to settle the Northwest Territory that had been ceded by…
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Green Gables Florida Friendly Landscaping feature October 2019

Now the Fun Stuff – Creating a Habitat

We’ve been working our way through the University of Florida’s nine principles for creating a “Florida Friendly Yard” and have discussed so far:…
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Green Gables Florida Friendly Landscaping August 2019

Florida Friendly Landscaping – Part 2

Hi all!! I hope you are enjoying your summer. Last month we started to look at the University of Florida extension service list…
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Green Gables July 2019 feature

Florida Friendly Landscaping – Part 1

Last month we started talking about why we really need to be thinking about ecology and the environment. We discussed some things you…
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