Florida Life Posts

Exploring Hidden Gems: Treasure Hunting in Florida

Florida, the Sunshine State, is not just known for its beautiful beaches and theme parks but also for its rich ...
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Florida Gardening Tips

Who wouldn't want a bountiful harvest from their garden like this. Ripe cherry tomatoes, green beans, peppers, onions, and she ...
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4 Florida Places to Visit

I’ve had a chance to wander all over the State of Florida, but there are a few places that I ...
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Monarch caterpillars on a milkweed plant.

Wasps will Eat Monarch Caterpillars

If you've been following my blog posts on my Monarch butterfly journey, you know that I have had a lot ...
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Spoonbill at the Merritt Island Cape Canaveral National Seashore. © jcleveland

Birdwatching in Florida

Roseate Spoonbill at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. ©jcleveland Florida is home to so many birds waiting for you ...
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Map of Florida

The History of Florida

It’s impossible to cover the fascinating history of Florida in a 500 word article, so I am going to hit ...
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4 of My Favorite Florida State Parks

Sebastian Inlet State Park ©jcleveland 2015 Florida is home to 175 state parks, and many of those parks have trails ...
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How to Choose the Best Grass for Florida Lawns

Do you know what the difference is between a Yankee and a Damn Yankee? The Damn Yankee never goes back ...
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Hummingbird perched on honeysuckle in Florida. ©jcleveland

A Hummingbird Garden with Native Florida Flowers

A hummingbird resting on the top of my honeysuckle. I never knew they stopped moving until I saw this. @jcleveland ...
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Not all Weeds are Weeds

By looking around at my yard, you would think that every plant in it is a weed, but I learned ...
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