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Saving Florida Flowers

My shovel dug into the earth like butter as I created a shallow circle around the base of a coreopsis. Her yellow blooms, those unfurled and those buds waiting, looked up at me in thanks. Of all the times I’ve written about figuratively saving Florida, here I was actually doing

Lady Lupines of Florida

By Mark TancigBontanist, FCV Contributor Early spring is a great time to be out visiting natural areas in Florida. Not only is the temperature and humidity bearable, but there are many eye-catching wildflowers in bloom. One of the most stunning displays of color are the native Lupines. Lupines, or bluebonnets