Ornamental Palm Horticulture, Second Edition

Praise for the first edition “Avid recreational gardeners, designers, and nursery professionals who enjoy growing dramatic ornamental palms will welcome this comprehensive manual comprising palm biology, propagation techniques, cultural requirements, and overall care.”—Booklist “A valuable resource for commercial producers, landscapers, palm enthusiasts, and homeowners.”—Florida Gardening “Especially good on pests, diseases and nutritional needs. . . … Continue reading Ornamental Palm Horticulture, Second Edition

Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast

This book is discounted until Dec. 17 in our Holiday Sale! Just apply code XM15 at checkout! . "A timely, accessible guide to responsible landscaping that convincingly explains how and why our home landscapes must participate in local ecosystems."—Douglas Tallamy, coauthor of The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden "By … Continue reading Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast

Holiday Book Sale!

Find the perfect gift for all the important people in your life this holiday season with University Press of Florida’s holiday book sale! Click below to view our 2015 Holiday Catalog. From travel to photography, art, cooking, gardening, fishing, sports, literature, history, and more, you’ll find books for every reader. Visit http://www.upf.com and order before December … Continue reading Holiday Book Sale!

The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape

“Follow this professional gardening advice to end up with a balanced, attractive, easy-to-maintain Florida native garden. It is a gardening book to cherish.”—Roger L. Hammer, author of Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida “Everything you need to know from just getting started to long-term development and maintenance of the native garden of your dreams.”—Troy … Continue reading The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape

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

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida

Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida Roger L. Hammer In this authoritative and friendly guide, Roger Hammer shares more than thirty years' experience tempting butterflies and hummingbirds into tropical Florida's gardens. Hammer catalogues 200 of the best plants for luring these wondrous creatures into even the smallest of yards and offers helpful tips for … Continue reading Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida