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  • #StopExtinction Now

    This Friday, May 20th, is the seventeenth annual Endangered Species Day. A day on which people celebrate and learn about our threatened and endange...
  • No Mow May

    It’s #NoMowMay, a month during which people are encouraged to let their lawns go wild. The goal is to provide springtime pollen and nectar sources ...
  • Happy World Carnivorous Plant Day!

    We often tell our customers that many plants native to Florida have evolved to thrive in our nutrient-poor soils. Today, our focus is on a group of...
  • Save The Frogs

    Saturday is Save The Frogs Day. Like so many members of the animal kingdom, frogs are at risk. Populations are declining and, since the 1970s, some...
  • What’s Your Shade of Green?

    Many years ago, I bought a t-shirt at Disney that had a picture of Kermit the Frog and the words, “It’s easy being green.” For a long time, that t-...
  • Bee Happy

    I was out walking the other day and I happened to spot lots and lots of bees. It was pretty obvious that the bees were different species: some were...
  • Thistle Be A Way To Nurture Native

    In last week’s blog, we discussed the importance of using the right plant in the right place. Today, I’d like to focus on that very thought for one...
  • Happy National Panda Day
    (May Peace Be With You.)

    Today is National Panda Day. While it may seem to be an odd topic for our Tampa Bay-focused blog, pandas are an important symbol of peace, friendsh...
  • Connecting with Nature

    “Every human being responds to a connection with nature.”- Lynden Miller, Public Garden Designer  I still remember the first time I read Lynden’s w...
  • Nurture Native and Combat Invasive Species

    Here at Little Red Wagon Native Nursery, we encourage everyone to add native plants to their gardens. Native plants are key components of healthy ...
  • Every Bird Counts

    We’re reading reports of birds beginning to journey north from their wintering locations and we’re also hearing that people are seeing birds that ...
  • A Few of My Favorite Plants

    As the days get longer and warmer, February is a great time to begin planning spring planting. We’ve written extensively about the benefits of Span...