Meet the Interns: Julianna Zeltman

Julianna Zeltman recently joined SCCF as an intern for the Native Landscapes and Garden Center. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in…

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Calling all Wild Artists!

SCCF is once again partnering with the Sanibel-Captiva Art League (SCAL) on an exhibit at the Bailey Homestead from January to March.

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Meet the Natives: Black Torch

Black torch (Erithalis fruticose) is evergreen and its lightly fragrant white flowers bloom throughout the year. The fruits are plentiful and start out greenish-white and mature to pink to dark…

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What’s Poppin’ Up in Your Yard?

The aftermath of Hurricane Ian has left landscapes with large, open areas of exposed soil. These exposed, sunny areas are perfect conditions for many opportunistic species to germinate. As spring…

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Meet the Natives: Blackbead vs. Cat’s Claw

Blackbead (Pithecellobium keyense) and cat’s claw (Pithecellobium unguis-cati) are two closely related, shrubby trees that are in the same family and genus—making them a challenge to differentiate. Both provide several…

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