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For Palm Beach Properties

A lush green lawn with a curving square stone path leads to a brown brick patio lined with palm trees and ornamental bushes in front of a white two-story Spanish style home.

Why Your Palm Beach Island Soil Need Supplemental Nutrients

Want a healthy Palm Beach estate landscape? You need better soil. Learn how your soil limits plant growth and the benefits of supplemental nutrients. 

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Beautifully landscaped pathway with some plants and palm trees aligned on both sides. An example of quality work from a quality landscaping company in Palm Beach.

10 Things to Look for in a Landscaping Company in Palm Beach

Don’t throw money away on poor landscaping service. Here’s what you should consider when hiring an estate care and landscaping company in Palm Beach.

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Close-up of a Coastal Gardens Estate Gardener hand pruning a shrub on a Palm Beach Property.

Why Does Coastal Gardens Hand Prune Rather than Shear Plants on Palm Beach Properties?

Coastal Gardens chooses to prune most plants and shrubs on Palm Beach properties, rather than shear them. So what is the difference and why do we choose to hand prune plants?

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A formal espalier pattern along a wall on a Palm Beach property maintained by Coastal Garden Professionals.

Espaliers for your Palm Beach Property

Espaliers are any plant or tree trained to grow against a flat surface. Learn more about this unique pruning method for your Palm Beach property and how Coastal Gardens can help you create your own espalier.

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White flowers bloom on a Southern magnolia tree in Palm Beach, Florida.

Southern Magnolias for Your Palm Beach Property

The southern magnolia is an ideal choice for Palm Beach, but certain considerations need to be taken. Due to their full-grown size, enough space is necessary. Many cultivars of these trees also have surface roots which means they should be planted away from pedestrian areas. Despite potential drawbacks, the southern magnolia’s many cultivars mean you’ll be able to find one that’s perfect for your Palm Beach property. They are beautiful to look at and their lush, thick foliage mage them a perfect property divider.

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Trees, plants, and landscaping on a Palm Beach property managed by Coastal Gardens.

Trees to Add to Your Palm Beach Property

We’ve previously written about trees and plants that you should remove from your property due to their invasive or non-native status, but what trees do we encourage you to add?
In this article, we’ll cover some trees that grow well in Palm Beach.

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A massive banyan or fig tree with multiple aerial roots takes over a large area on a Palm Beach property.

Banyan Trees in South Florida

In this article, we will cover the banyan trees that grow in Palm Beach, the unique way that banyan trees grow, some characteristics of banyan trees, and more.

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The green leaflets of the invasive Old World climbing fern in South Florida.

The Invasive Old World Climbing Fern

In this article, we will show you how to recognize the invasive vine known as the Old World climbing fern (OWCF), how it spreads, why it is considered invasive, and what to do if you spot it on your Palm Beach property.

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A Palm Beach property cared for by Coastal Garden Professionals with a variety of plants suited for the Florida climate.

Landscaping Basics for your Palm Beach Property

In this article, we will go over the landscaping basics of these nine principles for Palm Beach properties and how Coastal Gardens utilizes them in our estate landscape services.

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Melaleuca trees growing close together and crowding out native species in Florida.

Melaleuca or Paperbark Tree

Melaleuca tree is native to Australia and other areas of the South Pacific. Melaleuca is banned by the state, federal, and regional agencies in the United States due to its propensity to displace native plants and trees. Learn what you should do if you find a Melaleuca tree in your property.

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