As an accomplished and admired professional, Stan has had the opportunity author several books on the subject of gardening and horticulture. Stan’s A Complete Guide to Florida Gardening is available for sale here via Paypal. If you’d like to your copy personally autographed by Stan himself just ask for it in the comments on your order.

The Complete Guide to Florida Gardening

The Complete Guide to Florida Gardening

Stan’s definitive work, The Complete Guide to Florida Gardening contains updated information on the use of chemicals and other fertilizers, new plant descriptions, and additional Mr. Green Thumb rules for horticulture in the Sunshine State.


Other Titles

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The Stan Defreitas Garden Answer Book
Florida’s foremost gardening expert and celebrity, a.k.a. Mr. Green Thumb, offers excellent advice for every situation a gardener in the Sunshine State can encounter. Illustrations

Southern Gardener’s Notebook

A definitive application of tried and true techniques for gardening in the South, America’s most unique climate. Information and practice go hand in hand in this must have for any Southern gardener.

Water-Thrifty Garden
As water becomes more limited and more expensive, states from California to Florida continue to make news with their increasingly strict water rationing laws. Now The Water-Thrifty Garden gives homeowners a variety of landscape plans that more efficiently utilize water and other elements of the yard. Color photographs throughout.

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Also known as “Mr. Greenthumb”, Stan DeFreitas has experience as a urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. “Mr. Greenthumb” has spread gardening know-how on radio, tv and newspaper columns in both the Clearwater Sun and the Tampa Tribune.