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Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but recent limits on… Read More

Drought Tolerant Superstars!

By Sara Weber Is it ever going to rain again?  It’s been weeks, feels like months, since we’ve had a good, steady rain. As I was hand-watering some of my more finicky garden lovelies, I glanced around my… Read More

The perennial peanut as a turf alternative groundcover

By Ralph E. Mitchell Why would anyone want to plant peanuts in their landscape?  I’m not recommending that you plant regular peanuts as a landscape groundcover alternative to turf, but rather perennial peanuts which feature butter-yellow blossoms and… Read More

Stuck at home? Here are 8 family-friendly gardening activities you can do in your own backyard!

By Sara Weber Plant a vegetable garden.  There are quite a few edibles that can be planted in March here in Florida.  Tomatoes, peppers, and sweet potatoes all will generally survive transplanting this time of year.  You can… Read More