A Weekend of Florida History, Anthropology, and Gardening

Last weekend, UPF traveled to THREE different cities across Florida to display our diverse collection of books! We had staff in Daytona Beach for the Florida Native Plant Society conference, Orlando for the Florida Historical Society meeting, and Jupiter for the Florida Anthropological Society meeting. In Daytona Beach, we had a great time meeting gardening and botany enthusiasts from all across Florida. There … Continue reading A Weekend of Florida History, Anthropology, and Gardening

Florida Native Plant Society 2015

We had a great time at the annual conference of the Florida Native Plant Society last weekend in Tallahassee! This year’s conference theme was “Born to Burn: Conservation, Preservation, and Restoration on Public and Private Land.” We displayed lots of UPF books on gardening, botany, and environmental history. Several UPF authors made it to the … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society 2015

Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes

Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes Craig N. Huegel Gardeners in the Sunshine State have a special appreciation for shade. With countless hours spent under the hot sun, shade provides much needed relief. But in a tropical climate like Florida's, finding the proper plants for shady areas can be frustrating. And even more difficult still … Continue reading Native Florida Plants for Shady Landscapes