The invasive Cuban treefrog is a nuisance to Florida homeowners, and the amphibian threatens Florida’s native treefrog populations.
Category: Home Landscapes
Did you know Florida is the strawberry capital of the world during winter? Florida strawberries can be planted in home gardens beginning in the fall and enjoyed through the winter and spring.
Mosquitoes are troublesome pests that can cause itchy bites and transmit viruses. The best way to avoid being bitten is…
Have you ever spotted an organic label in the grocery store and wondered what it meant? What you saw was the USDA organic seal, which means…
Swamp dogwood, Cornus foemina is found frequently throughout Florida’s wet hammocks, along the edges of swamps and floodplain forests. It has the potential to grow to 15 feet high, with stiff, upright branches, reddish-purplish stems; dark green leaves… Read More
It appears we can. We have two olive tree/shrubs planted in the Fruit Demonstration garden and this year we have a few olives on one of the trees. The fruit turns green in the summer and should ripen… Read More
There are three kinds of marjoram commonly used as herbs: sweet marjoram (Origanum marjorana), pot marjoram (O. onites), and wild marjoram (O. vulgare) (see Oregano). Sweet and pot marjoram are the ones usually grown in herb gardens. The… Read More
August marks the transition from summer to fall—especially in your garden. If you’re wondering what you should plant this month, then use these suggestions based on the Florida climate zones.
Go green with some sustainable mulches that can be an alternative for the landscape. More…
Community gardens are spaces where people share the duties and rewards of gardening. These collaborative efforts can be found throughout the country, including Florida. Shared gardens provide gardening opportunities and add beauty to communities. They are also a… Read More