October North Florida Gardening Guide

What to Plant Annuals/Bedding plants: Plant digitalis (foxglove), petunia, and shasta daisy in the fall garden. See Annuals: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_annual_landscape_plants Bulbs: Fragrant daffodil varieties for North Florida include ‘Carlton’, ‘Fortune’, ‘Silver Chimes’, ‘Thalia’, and ‘Sweetness’. See Bulbs for Florida: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_bulbous_flowers Herbs: Some to try from… Read More

North Florida September Gardening Guide

What to Plant in September Annuals/Bedding plants: Try ageratum, celosia, zinnia, and wax begonia for color into fall. See Annuals: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_annual_landscape_plants Bulbs: Add color, texture, and pattern to the garden with the many varieties of elephant’s ear (Alocasia spp.), calla, narcissus, and… Read More

New UF Publication: North Florida Gardening Calendar (link enclosed)

North Florida Gardening Calendar (ENH1190/EP451) Give cold-damaged palms proper care to encourage their recovery in February. In April, monitor landscape plants weekly for aphids on tender new growth. Annuals that can take full sun during hot summer months… Read More