Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: The Perfect Gift for Gardeners New to Florida

By Ginny Stibolt, author of Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener The University Press of Florida is having a holiday sale, so if you are a Florida resident with neighbors who are new to the state or friends who are new to gardening, my newest gardening book may be the perfect gift. I wrote it with … Continue reading Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: The Perfect Gift for Gardeners New to Florida

Growing Vegetables Is Good for You, Your Family, and the Earth

By Ginny Stibolt, coauthor of Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida We are so fortunate here in Florida that with our mild winters, we can grow productive, edible crops on a year-round basis. Because of this and because of our wet and dry seasons, most general vegetable gardening books don't translate well to our … Continue reading Growing Vegetables Is Good for You, Your Family, and the Earth

Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Florida Native Plant Society Conference

This year’s FNPS Conference is taking place virtually. You can visit our virtual booth on the Whova platform. On our website, use code FNPS22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Gardening Titles Read on for highlights and bonus material from this year’s exhibit. Gardening Book Tour with Author Ginny Stibolt Author Ginny Stibolt … Continue reading Our 2022 Virtual Booth for the Florida Native Plant Society Conference

Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener

“Gardening in Florida is not like gardening elsewhere. This is a book that will surely prove useful to every other gardener ‘transplanted’ to Florida from somewhere else—and the rest of us who are still catching on despite years here in the Sunshine State.”—Craig N. Huegel, author of The Nature of Plants: An Introduction to How Plants … Continue reading Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener

A Step-by-Step Guide to a Florida Native Yard

“Takes the mystery out of transforming the common urban landscape into a true Florida paradise filled with wildlife activity and native colors and textures. You can’t go wrong following this logical step-by-step process.”—Lisa Roberts, executive director, Florida Wildflower Foundation “Ideal guidance for those converting their traditional turf-dominated landscape into a more sustainable and wildlife-friendly one.”—Stephen … Continue reading A Step-by-Step Guide to a Florida Native Yard

Florida Native Plant Society Conference 2017

We recently attended the Florida Native Plant Society conference in River Ranch, FL! We had a fantastic time displaying our gardening and nature titles. We saw several of our authors at the conference! Roger L. Hammer, author of Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida: A Companion for Gardeners, Walter Kingsley Taylor, author of Florida Wildflowers: A Comprehensive Guide, Ginny Stibolt, author … Continue reading Florida Native Plant Society Conference 2017

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

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