The Genesis of Jim Bixler

In the double life department, Jim Bixler, the well-known and highly accomplished Third Street South horticulturist, is also a talented vocalist who sings with the much-respected choir at Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church and is a member of the newly established Genesis Ensemble, which was recently profiled by the Naples Daily News. The Genesis Ensemble has just recorded [...]

The Genesis of Jim Bixler2017-08-11T10:34:34-04:00

Gardening Hints: Container Gardens

Whether you’re looking to enhance a small space or colorfully accent a larger one, container gardening is a terrific way to introduce new design elements to an outdoor area. Jim Bixler, horticulturist for Third Street South, was recently interviewed by Naples Daily News about his recommendations on how to optimize your container gardens. All along Third [...]

Gardening Hints: Container Gardens2016-12-20T15:20:14-05:00

Smitten with Flora & Gardens

We talk a great deal about the delightful gardens of Third Street South, because frankly we’re smitten with them. Who doesn’t love a good stroll down a flower-filled avenue? It enhances the ambience, creates a sense of place that can’t be beat, contributes to a "greener" landscape in the technical sense of the word, and of [...]

Smitten with Flora & Gardens2016-12-20T15:34:59-05:00

Third in Bloom

Third Street was dressed in her more eye catching colors for The Third in Bloom benefit for The Naples Botanical Gardens Friday, Saturday and Sunday March 20th, 21st & 22nd. Jim Bixler, the Third Street Horticulturist gave his informative and popular talks, and, as Spring formally arrived, everyone – especially the plants – welcomed it. Please [...]

Third in Bloom2016-12-20T15:52:32-05:00