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Keep It Local: Landscaping with Native Plants

Native plants are plants that have been growing in an area for hundreds of years without human intervention. They are often low maintenance and suited for the conditions in which they are already thriving. For Floridians, this means plants that actually like the hot, sticky weather of Florida and the crazy weather fluctuations that can occur.

Three Seasons offers a wide variety of plants local to Palmetto, Parrish, Bradenton and the surrounding Florida areas. If you are looking for minimal maintenance, a natural-looking landscape, native plants are the answer.


What does "native" actually mean?

By most definitions, plant experts describe native plants as those that have existed since pre-colonial times. The term ‘non-native’ refers to plants that have been introduced from other regions or countries.

Most non-native plant species are not a problem, and some are considered beneficial, but native plants are generally considered well adapted to their environment and can handle the natural seasonal cycles of resources, like the rainy season in Central Florida.


Why should I purchase native plants?

Native plants have had...

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So You Think You Want A Custom Firepit?

No one can resist the beauty and ambiance a firepit adds to an outdoor living space. Now that current circumstances in the world have caused people to stay home more, more people are looking to improve upon and revitalize their patio space!

Custom firepits are all the rage and a popular hardscape choice for many homeowners in Palmetto, Parrish, Bradenton, and nearby areas, but how do you know if a firepit is right for you? There are several things to keep in mind before having a firepit installed so you get the most out of what you pay for.


1) Do you want a wood or gas firepit?

Depending on your preferences, your outdoor firepit can either be wood or gas. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, so your final decision will be based on numerous factors like cost, convenience, and maintenance.

Gas firepits are far more pricey and a gas line always has to be installed, which could add to the installation cost. Their ease of use is convenient when compared to a wood-burning firepit since you can have a fire in seconds simply by pressing a button. Gas firepits are also environmentally friendly and can burn continuously without needing to add more ...

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3 Stand-Out Stone and Paver Choices for a Custom Driveway

Custom driveways are the ultimate curb appeal. With so many varieties of building materials to choose from, boring and giant concrete slabs are a thing of the past. Driveways can now be designed and styled to match seamlessly with the rest of your architecture and landscape layout.

Installing a custom driveway with high-quality pavers or stones creates a hardscape element that never goes unnoticed, but picking the right building material requires a bit of research. Comparing and contrasting different materials like concrete pavers, cobblestone, and flagstone makes the decision-making process much quicker so you can have a new driveway for your property in Palmetto, Parrish, and Bradenton sooner rather than later!


Cobblestones offer a ton of different design opportunities for creating distinctive patterns!

Cobblestones have been used for centuries (yes, centuries) for different architectural design projects. Its beauty and long-lasting durability have stood the test of time and continue to be a viable option for custom driveways and other hardscaping projects.

The way cobblestone is cut and prepared allows for an almost unlimited range of design...

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Annuals That Will Add a Pop of Color to Your Winter Landscaping

Palmetto, FL is unique in that most of our plants will survive the winter months. That means that unlike most places in the country, we don’t have to go all winter without seeing some bright color in our landscapes.

Winter is a time of dormancy for many plants, but there are still some colorful winter annuals that thrive in Parrish, FL and nearby areas. When trying to find plants that will add a pop of color in this dormant period, consider these five charming additions.

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1. Geraniums

In any place north of Florida, geraniums are spring (or even summer) bloomers, they will not survive the cold winter weather. In central and south Florida, however, they thrive in our mild winters. They prefer cool temperatures in the evening and need at least 4-6 hours of sunlight a day.

These bright flowers come in a variety of bloom shapes, and they come in varying shades of pink, red, orange, purple, and white and average 1-2 feet in height. They will continue to bloom throughout the season if you remove the spent flowers, referred to as deadheading.


2. Violas

Violas are similar to pansies, but even more...

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Three Seasons Annual Holiday Photo Display

It's that time of year again for the annual family Christmas card!

Instead of flipping through your phone album for a half-way decent picture, or paying to go to a professional, you can get the perfect holiday snapshot at the Three Seasons nursery! The owners, Rich and Charity, love to set up these holiday displays every year for families who want a nice picture without paying fees from professional photo studios.

Come see what it's all about so you can send out those Christmas cards before December 25th!

Schedule Your Holiday Photos


Getting a late start on your holiday cards? Our holiday sets are displayed until a week before Christmas!

Holiday display and candy canes banner for photos in Palmetto, FL.

From November 27th to December 18th, we set up beautiful Christmas scenes throughout our nursery that make a great backdrop for any kind of holiday card! Now you have plenty of time to gather your loved ones for a Covid-friendly Christmas picture!

We're open Monday-Saturday from 8 am until dark and Sundays from 2 to 5 pm.

Want to include the family pet? No problem! Your dog or cat is more than welcome to join!

Call for Holiday Photos


Take gorgeous pictures for your Christmas cards at a low cost!

A couple taking holiday photos in Palmetto, FL.

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