Grasses of Florida

“A lasting, monumental, and invaluable work. There is no other treatment that focuses on the grasses of Florida. Provides descriptions and keys that comprehensively cover native and naturalized taxa, waifs, cultivated taxa, and other rarities. Any attempt to understand the grasses of the southeastern U.S. should start here.”—Alan R. Franck, herbarium curator, University of South … Continue reading Grasses of Florida

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


This sturdy, pocket-sized field guide is designed for landscape professionals, arborists, naturalists, gardeners, and anyone seeking to know the trees around them. Full color photographs of leaves, bark, flowers and full trees, together with clear descriptions make identifying trees easier than ever. The 180 trees include native, introduced, and invasive species and are arranged by … Continue reading Trees

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

Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic, Third Edition

“An extremely valuable book.”—Florida Times-Union “An indispensable book that covers more than 400 Florida trees and plants.”—Miami Herald "A must-have guide."—South Florida Sun-Sentinel "This [book] has been the standard landscape plant manual in the lower South for nearly 30 years....Everything you need to easily identify and cultivate ornamental plants in Florida and the Gulf region."—Florida … Continue reading Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic, Third Edition

Vibrant Southeastern Landscapes Year-Round

Landscaping with Conifers and Ginkgo for the Southeast By Tom Cox and John M. Ruter Pubdate: 4/16/13 This colorful, comprehensive new guide thoroughly lays to rest the misconception that conifers are unsuitable for the South. Presenting multiple varieties of conifers that thrive in the southern climate, as well as numerous ginkgo cultivars, homeowners are provided … Continue reading Vibrant Southeastern Landscapes Year-Round