Tag: winter

Florida’s Spring Wildflowers

Guest post by Extension Specialist, James Stevenson.  What a colorful spring we are enjoying! Perhaps due to this year’s mild and wet winter, spring came early and with great wildflower flourish. It is certainly worth getting out in… Read More

Holiday Garden Sampler

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County Over the years we have posted many holiday themed blogs, and it seems like a great time to revisit several of those helpful  topics all in one convenient location. (Because we know how busy… Read More

Winter Gardening 101

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County It’s almost winter and the cooler weather is already here.  While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions present several challenges for… Read More

Here Come the Ducks!

Here in Central Florida, Fall Migration usually ends with the arrival of various duck species from the cold North. Although a few may appear starting as soon as August, November and December see our “snowbird” numbers rise.  In… Read More

Skip a Week of Irrigation

Fall is in the air. Can you feel it? Your grass certainly can. According to research by the University of Florida, when temperatures begin to drop, your grass doesn’t need as much water. Surprisingly, during the cooler months in… Read More