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GARDEN SPOTLIGHT: IXORA

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07/03/2017

Garden Spotlight: Ixora

Ixora area a typical plant in the Florida landscape and for a good reason.

The plants possess leathery leaves, ranging from 3 to 6 inches in length. The Ixora produce massive clusters of tiny flowers that bloom year-round thanks to our tropical climate. Flowers are most often found in a coral-pink color. Red, orange, goldenrod and sometimes pale green flowers are not uncommon either. A single flower cluster can last for 6 to eight weeks.

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GARDEN SPOTLIGHT: CARMONA

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29/10/2016
Carmosa Fukien Tea Tree | Nanaks Landscape

Carmona Retusa

The Carmona Retusa (or Carmona, as we fondly call it) is often used as a bonsai, but in landscaping, it lends itself to being an excellent low-growing shrub that can be manicured.

We’ve started using the Carmona as an alternative to Ilex Vomitoria or the ‘Schilling’s Dwarf, which is a very slow grower and takes forever to fill in when planted. read more →

NANAK’S MARGARITAVILLE PROJECT WINS FNGLA AWARD

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20/09/2016

Nanak’s Landscaping was recently awarded the Florida Nursery, Growers, and Landscape Association (FNGLA) Award for Excellence in the New Installation – Theme Park category for the work on the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort project. read more →

MOTHER NATURE & THE PRICE OF PETUNIAS

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06/07/2016

Mother Nature & The Price of Petunias

What does the price of petunias have to do with the price of tea in China? Well, nothing but Petunia pricing, like other plant material pricing, is related to the housing market recovery. While the market recovery is positive, the downside is that it’s at the root in the rise of plant pricing whether you are purchasing for your commercial project or residential landscape So, what’s the scoop? Let us explain. read more →

GARDEN SPOTLIGHT: GREEN ISLAND FICUS

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04/06/2016

Green Island Ficus

Low maintenance landscaping. That is a key phrase that we hear most commonly when discussing landscape design and installations. When it comes to hedges, we have become quite fond of the Green Island Ficus.

Don’t let words ‘Ficus’ and ‘hedges’ in the same sentence fool you! read more →

WHAT DOES A LION’S TAIL AND MOHAWK HAVE TO DO WITH STORM SEASON?

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15/05/2015

Debunking the Myths and Misconceptions about Tree and Palm Pruning


Aside from being a catchy headline, Lion’s Tail and Mohawk really do have a place in the ‘Terms You Should Know’ category for storm preparation.  read more →

LANDSCAPE SUMMER SURVIVAL CHECKLIST

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12/05/2015

South Florida summers are hot and your plants know it. Nanak’s Landscaping team shares this checklist on how to keep your plants and landscape healthy and beautiful.  read more →

GARDEN SPOTLIGHT: Begonia

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15/01/2015

Garden Spotlight: Begonias

Begonias (genus Begonia) are flowering perennial herbs, shrubs or climbing plants with fleshy leaves and stems.
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