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June Container Gardening Recipe

Summertime is the perfect time to invite fluttering friends to our yards. Many favorite pollinator plants are blooming in their full glory! You can’t go wrong combining these full sun, heat-tolerant, pollinator-attracting beauties.   Penta Tall Red Ruby is an excellent choice for a thriller plant growing to 36″ high and producing deep red, butterfly-attracting […]

June Lawn And Garden Tips 2022

While preparing to enjoy Summer here are your June lawn and garden tips to make it even better in the lawn and garden. JUNE WEATHER FOR JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA Summer begins on the Summer Solstice, June 21, the year’s longest day. And June 1 is the official start of hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

May Container Gardening Recipe

Brighten up those shady areas in May with a container full of colorful plants. This recipe will do fantastic in dappled light conditions or can even take a few hours of the morning sun. This design combines rich burgundy with deep pinks and bright shades of green for contrast. Cordyline Auntie Lou, with its rich […]

April Container Gardening Recipe

The warm weather has arrived. Here is the perfect planter to soak up the heat! The mixture of warm tones and hot colors creates that tropical feel, and the copper-toned pot adds a touch of glamour. Of course, this combo would look fabulous in just about any container. Although this recipe uses full-sun plants, a […]

Organic Fertilizers Benefits Over Synthetics

Organic fertilization supports healthy soil ecology that benefits home gardening and landscaping more than reliance on synthetic fertilizers. By definition, with fertilization, we want to enrich the nutrients in the soil. Organic fertilization increases the microbial activity of beneficial bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and nematodes, all components of healthy soil ecology that don’t require synthetic inputs. […]

April Lawn and Garden Tips 2022

Spring has sprung as we are into April, our first month of Spring, as gardeners rush to tend to all our lawn and garden care needs here in Jacksonville and surrounding areas. Lawn and garden tips would not be complete if we didn’t start by encouraging you to make a plan for all you want […]

Saturday Sip & Shop Events

Earth Works Gardens hosts Jacksonville’s Saturday Sip & Shop gardening events each week during Spring 2022. Are you looking for a place to take your mind off of all the stress of the week? Relax with a drink while you shop and find your Happy Place at the corner of Beach and Kernan. Don’t miss […]

Jacksonville House Plant Social 2022

Earth Works invited all plant-loving gardeners in Northeast Florida to our Jacksonville House Plant Social held on Friday April 22, 2022. The event was billed as your opportunity to learn tips and tricks to green up your thumb and get exclusive event savings while mixing and mingling with fellow plant geeks. Matthew Barlow gave a […]

Water Lilies Add Beauty And Ecological Benefits To Ponds

Water lilies add beauty and ecological benefits to ponds and have been of cultural and religious significance for thousands of years. Water lilies were depicted in the art of the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs and among the images of gods worshiped by the Mayans of Central America. Water lilies have symbolic meaning in Christianity, Hinduism, […]

March Container Gardening Recipe

Our March Container Gardening Recipe is Colors For Peace and you don’t have to wait for your sunflowers to bloom to show your colors of support! Try this sunny yellow and blue container garden recipe. These springtime favorites are in bloom at the garden center right now. And for your landscape, Blue Plumbago and Lantana […]