Originally published February 12, 2017 The News Herald Celebrate Outdoors insert When we moved to Florida four years ago we gave away our heavy coats and stocked up on flip flops looking forward to mild winters and hot… Read More
It may be winter, but that doesn’t mean your Florida garden doesn’t need tending to. Find out what you can be planting in February depending on which region you live in: North Florida Central Florida South Florida
Ring in the New Year by checking out what you can be planting in January based on your gardening region (map): North Florida Central Florida South Florida Photo credits: Marisol Amador, UF/IFAS
Gardening in the winter? Florida has that! Check out what you can be planting in December based on your gardening region (map): North Florida Central Florida South Florida Photo Credit: sakhorn38/Thinkstock
Even though cold weather can easily ruin a garden, growing cold-hardy plants can keep a garden healthy through the winter. Annuals Once your summer annuals start to fade, replace them with flowers that can withstand freezing temperatures. Examples… Read More
While other states are experiencing nearly freezing temperatures in November, Florida provides cool, dry weather that is great for many plants. You can take advantage of Florida’s weather by following these planting suggestions based on the Florida climate… Read More
While September marks the beginning of fall, the summer’s blistering temperatures may not drop for some time. To see what you should plant this month, use these recommendations based on Florida’s climate regions. You can identify your area… Read More
Since the early 1900s, school gardens have been flourishing throughout the nation. Community and school gardens were first created to help raise the moral and social skills of children who used the gardens. Benefits Opportunities for Growth &… Read More
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.
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.