Browse by Subject: Gardens

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Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: Advice for New Florida Gardeners

Ideal for gardeners new to Florida as well as residents who want to try their hands at gardening for the first time, this starter guide helps readers learn to grow plants in the state’s unique natural environment.

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Your Florida Guide to Butterfly Gardening: A Guide for the Deep South, Second Edition

In this easy-to-use and brightly illustrated introductory guide, Jaret Daniels shows beginners how to create a haven for butterflies and other flower-loving wildlife in Florida and throughout the Deep South.

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The Ecology of the Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Northern Florida

This book is a compendium of ecological information on 244 species of trees, shrubs, and woody vines found in the northern half of the Florida peninsula and in the Florida panhandle.

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Illustrated Plants of Florida and the Coastal Plain

Updated with over 200 new illustrations as well as current plant names and taxonomies, this volume is an indispensable identification guide to nearly 1,400 species of plants, both common and rare, found in Florida and neighboring coastal states.

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The Nature of Plants: An Introduction to How Plants Work

Plants play a critical role in how we experience our environment. They create calming green spaces, provide oxygen for us to breathe, and nourish our senses. In The Nature of Plants, ecologist and nursery owner Craig Huegel demystifies the complex lives of plants and provides readers with an elucidating journey into their inner and outer workings.  

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Wildflowers of Florida and the Southeast

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Grasses of Florida

Grasses are the fourth largest family of flowering plants worldwide. In Florida, grasses occur in every habitat and are the dominant ground cover across many regions. Grasses of Florida is the first complete systematic account of the grasses that occur in the wild throughout the state.  

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Flora of Florida, Volume VI: Dicotyledons, Convolvulaceae through Paulowniaceae

This sixth volume of the Flora of Florida collection continues the definitive and comprehensive identification manual to the Sunshine State’s 4,000 kinds of native and non-native ferns and fern allies, nonflowering seed plants, and flowering seed plants. Volume VI contains the taxonomic treatments of 19 families of Florida’s dicotyledons.

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Flora of Florida, Volume V: Dicotyledons, Gisekiaceae through Boraginaceae

Florida has the third most diverse vascular plant flora of any state in the United States, and the Flora of Florida volumes include all indigenous and naturalized taxa currently known to occur within its borders. With keys to family, genus, and species, and with genera and species within each family arranged alphabetically for easy reference, these volumes are the standard reference for botanists, researchers, consultants, and students alike.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to a Florida Native Yard

More and more Florida residents are deciding to replace highly fertilized, over-watered, pesticide-dependent lawns with native plants. They want to reduce their carbon footprints; save time, water, and money; and attract birds and butterflies. But where to begin? This illustrated guide helps readers get started creating new outdoor spaces that are both sustainable and beautiful.