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frost damaged plants

To clip or not to clip, that is the question.  After the freezing and frosty temps we endured in Florida the last couple months, much of the landscape plants have brown, crispy, frost bit leaves and or stems.  I have … Continue reading

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Most Asked Question

THE BLOG, I’m very excited!  This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while, there is now a place for me to write about plants, gardening, the landscape.  For my first post, I’d like to answer the question I, and … Continue reading

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Welcome to NEW BLOG which is Under Construction

This is a Brand New Blog ~  Still UNDER CONSTRUCTION Pardon the Dust!  It will be up and running soon.  These are sample posts (stories, articles, etc.) and sample categories that Kara can change later when she takes control of the … Continue reading

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Water Gardens: Sample Post

Water Garden SAMPLE POST:  Kara should remove and add her own story/info here. Water offers marvelous possibilities in both garden and landscape design.  If you want to make the most of an  small area, the light reflecting properties of water … Continue reading

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Butterfly Garden: SAMPLE POST

Kara should delete this story and add her own Butterfly article… this is just a SAMPLE Add some motion, beauty and life to your Florida landscape with  the addition of a vibrant butterfly garden.  The plant list below is divided … Continue reading

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Installation: Sample Post

Kara should delete this and add her own Installation story, article, post, etc… THIS IS A SAMPLE Landscape contractor, Sergio Alfaro supervised landscape and irrigation installation in Southwest Florida for twelve years prior to starting Elata Natives. The great partnership … Continue reading

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Irrigation: SAMPLE POST

Kara should add her own story, article, post, etc. here, then delete this sample: Elata Natives is a licensed irrigation specialties contractor providing full service landscape irrigation installation for each landscape project. A successful irrigation plan considers numerous factors such … Continue reading

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Landscaping & Design: SAMPLE POST

Kara can delete and add her own LANDSCAPING DESIGN post, story, or article: Prior to starting Elata Natives, owner, Kara Alfaro obtained her degree in Landscape Architecture from  Iowa State University.  Over the years her experience working with landscape architects … Continue reading

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