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Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but… Read More

Fighting the Freeze: Landscape Cold Protection

When temperatures drop below freezing for the first time of year, it seems from my perspective that a bit of panic sets in.  Early in the winter season many of our landscape plants are still… Read More

Lacewing Larvae: Don’t Take Out the Trash

I’m not sure about everyone else, but I have some favorite insects I encounter a lot around the garden.  Most of these are ones that I see at work to help make the landscape work… Read More

Florida-Friendly Plants- Oakleaf Hydrangea

When looking for a tough, versatile native shrub for Northeast Florida, it’s hard to beat the Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia).  Growing in full sun or shade, this shrub is fairly drought tolerant but prefers a… Read More