University of Florida

Establishing & Caring for Plants

Techniques for success

As you start landscaping, be sure you get started on the right foot by purchasing quality plants. Once you have your plants, be sure they get planted properly. There are numerous resource guides to help you keep your landscape healthy according to the maintenance level you choose for your landscape.

Buying Plants Locally

Caring for Holiday Gift Plants

Choosing the Right Crapemyrtle

Companion Planting

Cross Pollination in Fruit Crops

Do Established Trees Need Fertilizer?

Do Your Plant Homework

Garden Sanitation

Hardening Off Seedlings

How Vines Climb

Maintaining the Vegetable Garden

Mowing Your Lawn

Placement of Plants in the Garden

Plant Hardiness Zones, Updated for 2012

Plant Labels

Planting Palms

Planting Roses

Planting Shrubs and Other Woody Plants

Planting Trees

Preparing for Summer

Preparing the Garden for Fall

Pruning Azaleas

Pruning Bougainvillea

Pruning Deciduous Fruit Trees

Pruning Ornamental Grasses

Pruning Perennials

Pruning or Trimming Hedges

Pruning Roses

Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Pruning Young Trees

Purchasing Plants

Renovating Your Vegetable and Flower Gardens

Repotting Cactus Plants

Repotting Houseplants

Repotting Orchids

Selecting a Landscape Maintenance Service

Starting Bulbs in Pots

Tips for Cutting Roses

Training Vines

Transplanting Plants

Transporting Plants

Tree Pruning for Hurricanes

Vegetable Garden Transplants

Watering Newly Planted Trees

Watering to Establish Shrubs

Watering the Vegetable Garden

Why Won't My Bougainvillea Bloom?


planting a seedling