Buy a Good Quality Tree 

Tree Selection , from the International Society of Arboriculture 

Plant a tree PROPERLY

How to plant trees - provided by the International Society of Arboriculture 

Tree planting guide How to plant a tree properly with photos 

Prune Your Tree THE RIGHT WAY

Pruning Trees - Dr. Edward F. Gilman, University of Florida, illustrates major pruning types in this exceptional site. 

City guide to proper cutting Hire a Qualified Arborist To find an ISA Certified Arborist near you, please visit and type in your zip code to obtain a list of certified arborists in your area. If you do not have access to the internet, you may contact ISA at (217) 355-9411 to have a list mailed to you. A service of the International Society of Arboriculture, the organization that sets the standards! 

Trees and Storms 

How to Minimize Wind Damage in the South Florida Garden

Plants and Trees 

Desert Tropicals - an excellent resource on tropical plants 

Florida Plants PLANTS Database - from the USDA 

Florida Native Plant Society learn about Native plants and native landscaping

Fruitscapes - Everything you need to know about growing fruit trees in your yard 

Photofruit , the largest fruit image bank on the net 

Lethal Yellowing of Palm Trees in Florida

Tropical Plant Pests and Diseases

Texas Phoenix Palm Decline