Spider Lily

Spider Lily

Spider Lily Hymenocallis latifolia Family: Amaryllidaceae Group: Monocot Substrate: Terrestrial Habit: Herb Perennation: Perennial Native Range: Southeastern United States (Florida, Texas) and the West Indies. Visit IRC to view map for Spider...
East Coast Dune Sunflower

East Coast Dune Sunflower

East Coast Dune Sunflower Helianthus debilis Nutt. subsp. debilis Family: Asteraceae Group: Dicot Substrate: Terrestrial Habit: Herb Perennation: Perennial Native Range: Eastern peninsular Florida and southeastern Georgia; doubtfully native to the Monroe County Keys....
Food Forest

Food Forest

As we Journey into the Food Forest. As we grow more familiar with different plant species, we as a society are unconsciously moving toward a landscape more contributing to pollinators and accepting edible plants.  We can be truely in love with the birds and the bees...
Liquid Vitae Fertilizer

Liquid Vitae Fertilizer

  Before Liquid Vitate Treatement: Pines are yellow and chlorotic.                                       After Liquid Vitae: Pines restored to healthy, lush green...
Indigenous Coastal Soils

Indigenous Coastal Soils

Many people believe or perceive much of florida soils as “sand.”  After all, we are the floating sandbar of the South! When they go to the beach or walk around a beach property, it is very sandy.  However, in many coastal hammocks (before vegetation was removed),...