Florida Keys Homes

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 26, 2015

Pat Garvey of Grimal Grove is galvanizing the Keys community to rejoice in the growing our own food. He’s beginning with the fruit trees. Adolf Grimal left a legacy of caring for the fruits of...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 26, 2015

Pick one thing in your house and work around it, advised local interior designer Lisa Cowen. “In my home, I designed everything around the Saltillo tile floors.” Although Cowen says she...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 19, 2015

During my recent ramble through Nashville I encountered a co-operative venture between The Nature Conservancy, Nashville Parks and Recreation and the country music scene. They devised a project for...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 19, 2015

Living in a small house shouldn’t inhibit those of you who enjoy entertaining. Having a barbecue, informal drinks on the deck or dinner with friends is part of summer fun.  When working...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 19, 2015

Poised to become the 21st-century darling in the looming real estate uptick, all over the country mid-20th-century modern checks all the right architectural boxes for contemporary house...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 12, 2015

John and Rita Ryan almost bought a house on Duck Key; almost. But because they own a home in Long Island with access to Manhattan, the laid-back Middle Keys appealed only temporarily.  Sure,...

Key West Citizen - Thursday, July 9, 2015

The vibrant red, vigorously growing Costus (spiralis) woodsonii shoots torpedo shaped six-inch bracts from its thick green stems. This phallic cone is not the flower but a waxy, overlapping cover,...

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Lantana is one of the most popular landscape plants in the Florida ornamental plant market. But the species is also known as the world’s weed, having been declared a Category 1 invasive that...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 5, 2015

Lantana is one of the most popular landscape plants in the Florida ornamental plant market. But the species is also known as the world’s weed, having been declared a Category 1 invasive that...

Key West Citizen - Sunday, July 5, 2015

By Barbara Bowers Citizen Columnist Baby boomers are probably the first generation (1946-1964) of Americans with the opportunity to “Play It Again, Sam”; to actually relive their...