Growing Grapes in Containers

Growing Grapes in Containers

Well I don’t know if this will be successful or not, but this is going to be our first attempt at growing grapes.  I don’t know why, but for some reason this plant just called out to me as I was walking through the garden center.  The hard part was finding a place for it in our increasingly full yard. I do find it frustrating when the wrong types of plants for Florida are being sold.  They may look great now, but it is really setting up the homeowner for failure, and ultimately discouragement.  As I was walking to the front of the store with my purchase in hand I noticed that the tag read a ‘Chardonnay’ grape.  Oh no, this is not for here!  … Read Full Post
Here we go!

Here we go!

I don’t suppose it seems completely out of place that my very first post on here includes photos of some of my favorite caladiums.  These plants are about as easy as it gets for great color in the summer! If you have ever attended any of my classes or workshops you will find out that I am unapologetically biased toward these beauties. ‘Rose Glow’ caladium Did you know that Florida is the caladium capital of the world?  Its true.  Over 90% of the world’s caladiums are grown in here, mostly in the Lake Placid and Sebring part of the state. ‘Sweetheart’ caladiums Raspberry Moon caladium  … Read Full Post
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