Nasturtium shadows

Afternoon light penetrated these nasturtium leaves, revealing shadows of the petiole (leaf stem) and tight flower buds behind.

Riverland Nursery Welcomes Royal Palm Chapter

Mayer Berg, owner of Riverland Nursery, hosted the February meeting of the Royal Palm Chapter FNGLA. Nearly 40 people enjoyed perfect weather, a top-shelf dinner brought in by Cohen and Cohen Catering and two informative speakers from the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration division.

Tough on Turf

Thanks to the Master Gardeners of Lee County for including me in their educational series of talks. My topic on Wednesday was “Lawn Problems and Solutions”. I was lead to inform these 50+ homeowners about turf grass and its care but I found myself offering comfort and confrontation. “More lawns are killed with a dull…