The meaning of plants in Florida

The Orange Tree

Orange trees symbolize eternal love, fruitfulness, and marriage.

After reading the new book, The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, I started looking at my landscaping in a new way. The book speaks about the meaning of plants (flowers, herbs, and trees included) and the way they are used in our life. For example, the main character brings a wayward couple back together by presenting them with jonquil, a flower similar to the daffodil. According to the Victorian meaning, the jonquil means “love me” or “affection returned.” If you’ll pardon the pun, the marriage blossoms as a result. [Read more…]

Don’t prune your own palm trees! Here’s why

The Florida Palm Tree is a Gorgeous Sight!

The Florida Palm Tree is a Gorgeous Sight! Image courtesy of Dru Bloomfield (click image for more)

The palm tree is the beloved symbol of Florida. It conjures up jealousy in everybody outside of our gorgeous sunny state, but caring for a palm tree is trickier than it may look.

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Disaster & Restoration Work: Hurricane Isaac 2012

PALM was called upon to clean up landscaping in a development today after damage was caused by Hurricane Isaac. PALM is a leader in disaster restoration in South Florida for residential developments and businesses.

  1. New trees delivered
  2. When working in a hurricane prone area, depth for planting is imperative
  3. When working in a hurricane prone area, depth for planting is imperativeWhen working in a hurricane prone area, depth for planting is imperative
  4. When working in a hurricane prone area, depth for planting is imperativeWhen working in a hurricane prone area, depth for planting is imperative
  5. Feed the treesFeed the trees
  6. Answering the customer\'s questionsAnswering the customer\'s questions
  7. BracesBraces
  8. Finished: from afarFinished: from afar
  9. The finished productThe finished product

Certified Arborist Services

Professional Tree Care Services – “Expertise You Can Trust”

The PALM team of highly trained arborists are certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) to bring meticulous care to every job. Our philosophy encompasses more than simple pruning and maintenance. We study each tree’s overall system to ensure longevity and vitality from the ground up.

Our Arbor division is run by an I.S.A. Certified Arborist and all tree climbers and cutters are trained and licensed by the county. Pruning techniques are based on tree health safety, function and beauty. While tree trimming Palm takes into consideration surrounding landscape and structure as to not damage anything in the immediate area.

Your trees represent an expensive asset and proper pruning and nutrition is paramount to your trees health and longevity. Let Palm guide you to purchasing the right tree for the right palace, inform and educate you on proper pruning techniques, prune for proper health and structure and implement a fertilization and Integrated Pest Management program.

Palm also specializes in the following areas:

  • Evaluation and Consulting
  • Mitigation
  • Tree Trimming/Pruning
  • Removal / Take downs
  • Stump Grinding
  • Tree inventory and Value
  • Hazardous Tree Evaluation and Assessment

FPL’s Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place brochure

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