Meet the Natives: Wild Lime

wild lime

The wild lime (Zanthoxylum fagara) is a sun-loving, drought-tolerant tree or shrub that can vary in color from light yellow to dark, rich green.  This flowering plant is native to central…

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Gardening for Native Bees

southern carpenter bee on climbing aster

Southern carpenter bee (Xylocopa micans) on climbing aster (Aster carolinians) Did you know Florida is home to over 300 species of native bees? These include bumble bees, sweat bees, leafcutter…

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