Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Around the House


 I have been contemplating some Florida landscaping, tricky since I am not here full time.  The front of the house gets bright sun all day and the planter is against the house so I don't want anything that will grow to high or too bushy.

I have been visiting a couple of area nurseries to get some ideas and some advice.

I have taken a bunch of pictures of some possibilities.
Apparently my camera get clicking.
I got a lot of pictures of the sky and the walkways.







Something flowering might be nice.

I really thing this stretch along the east side of the house needs some attention.



Some low growing palms and then something colorful?


9 comments:

  1. Fun! I love new plantings. Do you have a caretaker when you're gone or a yard person?

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  2. I think all palms are gorgeous. I love to see them waving in the wind. I can't remember my favorites from my Florida days but I do remember I've always like white blooms for a moonlight garden.

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  3. Gardening is not my forte and I used to threaten my mother if she came over and planted anything else around my house.

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  4. Those palms are lovely, something that just do'sent grown here in the midwest.
    Ann

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  5. My only advice: go with the plants that naturally thrive in the Florida environment. Then they will still be there when you return next year.

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  6. Check with the local Master Gardeners to see what would be best to plant for when you aren't there full time. They can be very helpful.

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  7. Please don't plant trees or shrubs that will crack the foundation of your house.

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  8. I can't wait to see what you decide to do with it! Hopefully your thumb is greener than mine is!

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  9. This all sounds wonderful, but it sure looks like a lot of work. Those palms are so pretty.

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