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The green leaves of a toxic manchineel tree in South Florida.

Toxic, Allergenic, and Poisonous Trees in Florida

October 24, 2022
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Florida is home to a variety of plant life, including toxic, allergenic, and poisonous trees. In this article, we cover some of the trees to be wary of, what they look like, how dangerous they can be, and more.

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A row of young palms planted in a lawn.

How, When & Where to Plant a Palm

September 21, 2021
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Palms aren’t trees and aren’t handled the same way. Learn how to properly select, site, transport, plant, and care for a new palm tree so it will thrive in your South Florida garden.

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Orange cones and yellow caution tape surround some palm trees on a sidewalk area under construction.

How Construction Projects Can Kill Trees In South Florida

August 19, 2021
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Construction and major landscaping damage can leave trees stressed and broken, making them vulnerable to pests and diseases. Learn how construction can damage your trees so you’ll know what to avoid and how to protect valuable trees on your property.

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Girdling roots wrapping over and around the main structural roots of a tree

Fixing Girdling Roots Before Planting A Tree

May 17, 2021
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Girdling roots are often found on new trees. Learn how to identify and fix this before planting your tree to avoid long-term problems.

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southern live oak in front of a fenced front yard

About Live Oaks in South Florida

December 16, 2020
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How to identify, plant, and grow the native, evergreen live oak, including planting locations, watering, pruning, cabling, and more.

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