IDENTITY

who we are

We are an urban native and tropical landscape design, installation and maintenance company. We also do antique roses and gardens, edibles, tropical edibles, and interior plant-scaping. Our passion is bringing nature back into urban areas and the flora that supports that ecosystem. We do this by educating our clients, students, and the public, and collaborating with local agencies and organizations to help us to stay on the pulse of the latest research and trends in horticulture regionally.    

Our work practices include using environmentally friendly practices and we use protocols and follow guidelines from the Broward Cooperative Extension Service, IFAS and the University of Florida. We specialize in personalized services to meet the individual requirements, environmental conditions and other needs of our diverse clientel.

why native plants?

  • Native plants include vines, ground covers and shrubs, trees, and palms that can serve as good sources of food for wildlife. The State of Florida annually spends more than $100 million on exotic plant, insect and animal control.
Florida native plant” - a species occurring within the state boundaries, prior to European contact, and include those species understood as indigenous, occurring in natural associations in habitats that existed prior to significant human impacts and alterations of the landscape.

what we do

landscape design

We pride ourselves on our landscape design and incorporating outdoor fire pits, exterior lighting, outdoor living spaces, pavers, decking, walkways, living walls, tree care, sprinkler repair, pergolas and arbors.  

Our installations include corporate environments, city parks, condominiums and unique designs throughout Victoria Park that have been recognized by Broward clubs and organizations. With some recognized by the National Wildlife Federation  and Naturescape Broward.

maintenance

We provide residential landscape maintenance services on a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and single visit basis. Our services include trimming, weeding, fertilizing, plant replacement and mulching as well as our design service. 

Our maintenance practices are environmentally-friendly and follow protocols recommended by the Broward County Cooperative Extension Service offices and IFAS.

 

meditative gardens

The styles of landscaping and gardening that we facilitate include: South East Florida Native plants for birds, butterflies and other wildlife; organic vegetable and herb gardens;  oriental style gardens like Zen; container gardens; and low-maintenance tropical landscapes.

interior design

Our Full line of services for businesses and residences include: fine gardening; residential landscaping and maintenance; interior and exterior plant-scape design installation and maintenance.

In addition to commercial clients, we also maintain interior and outside container plants for private residences.

antique roses

The American Rose Society defines an “old” rose as any type introduced before 1867. Antique roses come in a wide range of colors and forms, and many are quite fragrant. Some bloom repeatedly, while others bloom for four to six weeks.

Antique roses are low maintenance in comparison to newer hybrids and are often more tolerant of pests and diseases, require less water and fertilizer, and can be grown on their own roots. Roses need direct sunlight for at least six hours a day.

butterfly gardens

In sunny Florida, a garden can be planted to welcome butterflies in every stage of their development. This includes providing spots for sunning and egg laying, sufficient host plants for hungry caterpillars, shallow water sources, and safe harbor when the time comes for metamorphosis.

Monarch butterflies feed on milkweed plants during their larval phase, with some butterfly larvae feeding off of aphids found on the leaves of plants, thereby protecting your flowers and plants. This benefits your garden by keeping foliage healthy, and can help control some nuisance plant species found in your garden.  

consulting

We specialize in personalized services to meet your unique needs, topography, environmental conditions and other requirements of our diverse clientele.

Whether the request is to design specific garden types and incorporating natives, working with exiting maintenance teams to share new methods, or incorporating your unique art into an artistic design we are available to offer solutions.

public speaking

Our speaking engagements include Garden Clubs, Women’s Organizations, County Native Plant Organization Chapters, and Horticulture Organizations. We have extensive experience working with local clubs and organizations, collaborating for Earth Day functions, and delivering digital presentations at conferences.

educational outreach

We have worked with various k-12 student organizations, Scouts, middle school science programs and high school vegetable garden programs. This includes working with grant recipients to deliver educational programming and hands-on lessons where students walk away meeting the objectives of a full STEM experiential lesson.