Category: Fruits & Vegetables

Watermelon disease and treatments

WHAT’S THE TREATS FOR WATERMELONS by Anthony Drew, Extension Agent IV Agriculture We’re in the end of the first quarter of the watermelon game, and with the positive market outlook, this game seems to be ours to loose,… Read More

Fact sheet: Blueberry

  Florida’s winter season is short and mild with intermittent periods of warm temperatures. Most deciduous fruit cultivars have high chilling requirements and do not grow well in Florida. To produce optimum fruit yield and quality, most deciduous… Read More

Fact sheet: Anna Apple & Dorsett Golden Apple

    Relatively few cultivars of apples (Malus domestica L.) can be grown successfully in Florida. Northern apple cultivars — such as ‘Golden Delicious’, ‘Red Delicious’, ‘Gala’, ‘Fuji’, or ‘McIntosh’ — are not exposed to enough low temperatures during… Read More

Shopping Trip to the Grocery Store

The parents at Gulfside Elementary had the opportunity to go on a grocery store tour this week after recently doing a trip for Lacoochee Elementary. One of the fun things about the tours is that, at the end,… Read More