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ARTICLES

2013

Guava Rust. The Dahoon 3: 6–7.
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2012

Plants that Attract Birds. Mounts Botanical Garden Leaflet 29(4): 8–9.
PDF

2011

Florida Native Herb Garden Plants.
PDF

Spanish Daisy: Helenium amarum. The Palmetto 28(4): 12–13.
PDF

2010

White Crownbeard in Plants for Pollinators: A Collection of Favorites.
Web Site

2009

A Review of Alan Cressler's Flickr Photostream.
Web Site

Mock Bishop's Weed—An Overlooked Native Annual.
PDF
Web Site

Pokeweed—An Overlooked Native Plant.
PDF
Web Site

Tips for Germinating Bird Pepper Seeds.
PDF
Web Site

Wild Basil (Ocimum campechianum Miller). The Dahoon September: 2.

2008

Kunzer, J.M. and M.J. Bodle. Luziola subintegra (Poaceae: Oryzeae), New to Florida and the United States. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 2(1): 633–636. (Provided the original Spanish language version of the abstract.)

Native Roots: Skyflower. The Palm Beach Post (2008-01-12).

Native Roots: White Prickly-Poppy. The Palm Beach Post (2008-02-09).

The Wildflower Garden: Piriqueta cistoides ssp. caroliniana. The Palmetto 25(1): 8.
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2007

Native Roots: Buttonbush. The Palm Beach Post (2007-11-10).

Native Roots: Horsemint. The Palm Beach Post (2007-09-15).

Native Roots: Jamaican-Caper. The Palm Beach Post (2007-09-01).

Native Roots: Sleepy Hibiscus. The Palm Beach Post (2007-12-08).

Native Roots: Sweet Joe-Pye Weed. The Palm Beach Post (2007-10-20).

2006

The Wildflower Garden: Pine-Hyacinth. The Palmetto 23(3): 8.
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2005

Hummingbird and Butterfly Nectar Plants Native to the State of Florida.
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2004

The Wildflower Garden: American Black Nightshade. The Palmetto 23(1): 9.
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Web Site

The Wildflower Garden: Showy Milkwort. The Palmetto 22(4): 10.
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1996

Ornamental Bunchgrasses. The Palmetto 16(1): 5–6.
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1994

Sundrops and Friends. The Palmetto 14(2): 9.
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Sweet Spire: Itea virginica. The Palmetto 14(1): 12.
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1993

Goldenrod Fern. The Palmetto 13(4): 18.
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Introduction to Caribbean Orchids. Orchid Digest 57(4).

Lyre-Leaved Sage. The Palmetto 13(3): 9.
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1991

Miniature Native Plants: Lindernia grandiflora. The Palmetto 11(2): 6.
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Miniature Native Plants: Stenandrium dulce var. floridanum. The Palmetto 11(1): 3.
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Three Pine Rock Land Shrubs. The Palmetto 11(3): 8–9.
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1990

Awards Quarterly Style Book. American Orchid Society: Delray Beach.
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Pectis linearifolia. The Palmetto 10(4): 4.
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1989

The Miniature Pipevine: Aristolochia serpentaria. The Palmetto 9(3): 6–7.

 

BOOKS

2001. A Gardener's Guide to Florida's Native Plants. University Press of Florida: Gainesville.

My first book, A Gardener's Guide, is still popular and is available from online book retailers such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Presently, I am working on my second book, which is tentatively titled Ordinary Beauty: The Complete Guide to Identifying, Propagating, and Cultivating Florida's Common Wildflowers.

 

LECTURES

2017-03-02. Knowing and Growing Palm Beach County's Native Wildflowers. Mounts Botanical Garden: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2017-01-17. Introduction to Seed Collecting and Seed Germination. Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2015-01-20. A Year in a Native Wildflower Garden. Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2014-09-28. Gardening with Ornamental Native Wildflowers. Mounts Botanical Garden: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2013-02-19. Tips, Tricks, and Trivia for the Bromeliad Newbie. Parkland Garden Club: Parkland, Florida.

2013-02-04. Native Wildflowers and the 3 B's (Birds, Butterflies, and Bees) (Version 2). Florida Trail Association: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2013-01-15. An Introduction to Growing Native Ferns. Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2012-10-18. Tips, Tricks, and Trivia for the Bromeliad Newbie. Bromeliad Society of the Palm Beaches: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2012-09-24. Native Wildflowers and the 3 B's (Birds, Butterflies, and Bees) (Version 2). Martin County Master Gardeners: Stuart, Florida.

2012-07-19. Native Wildflowers and the 3 B's (Birds, Butterflies, and Bees) (Version 1). Mounts Botanical Garden: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2011-10-04. Propagating Native Plants for Wildlife. Martin County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society: Jensen Beach, Florida.

2011-08-20. Go Native...Florida Natives for Your Yard - Trees. Mounts Botanical Garden: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2011-02-22. Florida Native Herb Garden Plants. Evening Herb Society: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2010-10-19. Introduction to Wildflowers. Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society: West Palm Beach, Florida.

2009-05-23. The Horticultural and Ecological Roles of Florida Wildflowers in Home Gardens. 2009 Florida Native Plant Society Conference: West Palm Beach, Florida. Accepted by the American Society of Landscape Architects for credit as a Continuing Education Course.

2009-04-04. The Horticultural and Ecological Roles of Florida Wildflowers in Home Gardens. Naturescape at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park: Singer Island, Florida.

2009-01-30. Native Plants for Native Wildlife. Greater Fort Lauderdale Flyway Cities Coalition: Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

2008-02-23. Beyond Cabbage Palms and Coco-Plums. Winter Park Garden Club: Winter Park, Florida.

2008-01-21. Beyond Cabbage Palms and Coco-Plums. Florida Federation of Garden Clubs Tropical Short Course: Boca Raton, Florida.

2007-03-06. Beyond Cabbage Palms and Coco-Plums. Master Gardeners of the Broward County Extension Education Division: Davie, Florida.

2004-04-17. Common Palm Beach County Wildflowers (and Some of the Things that Eat Them). Nature Center of the DuPuis Management Area: Martin County, Florida.

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