Have you ever smelled the fruit of the Bilimbi, (the “cucumber tree”) or tasted the seeds from a pepperweed? SWFL’s sub-tropical climate hosts an amazing variety of plants.
If you are curious about adding new flavors to your yard or patio, check out “Florida’s Best Herbs and Spices – Native and Exotic Plants Grown for Scent and Flavor,” by Charles R. Boning.
This encyclopedic guide to growing both common and rare herbs, spices and uniquely scented plants gives an overview of how to grow plants in Florida, and then profiles 92 unique plants — all of which can be grown in Florida.
– Katie Betz, C2 Communications