Consumers worldwide are rediscovering the benefits of buying locally grown food. However, this notion is not necessarily new. Farmers have been making their freshly produced wares available at local locations for years.
So, why should anyone ... READ MORE
Thinking of bulbs for the garden? Summer is not necessarily the time of year that gardeners think about beautiful blooms from bulbs and bulb-like plants, but there are many that bloom in the summer garden.
In general, many types of plants with ... READ MORE
Question of the Week. What are these structures??? They are attached to a Red Bottlebrush Plant Callistemon citrinus. Please post your comments below. The answer will be revealed next week ! Comments will not be made public until the end of ... READ MORE
With hurricane season upon us, evidence of preparation is all around us.
Tree trimmers, contracted by the local electrical utility companies, have been removing trees, branches and other vegetation that is “too close” to power lines. ... READ MORE
Few things move a local homeowner into action faster than a big storm moving into the Gulf of Mexico. After filling up at gas stations and running out to home improvement stores, many start trimming limbs and removing trees.
The destructive ... READ MORE
Announcing... an exciting local workshop coordinated and hosted by the FAMU State-Wide Small Farm Programs in collaboration with the Ekanlaunee Seed Exchange, Leon County Extension, and local small farmers
The 2013 Seed Workshop: Saving Seed, ... READ MORE
Short Course North 2013 "From Beaches to Woodlands"
Date: August 8-9, 2013
Daily Hours: 8 a.m.-4p.m.
Friends of the Gardens of NW FL
Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.,
University of Florida, IFAS
For more info: Ttuttle1954@gmail.com
Location: ... READ MORE
Question of the Week. What is the name of this plant??? Please post your comments below. The answer will be revealed next week !
The answer is Brugmansia spp.
Edward F. Gillman states in his publication:
"This small tree with large, 6- ... READ MORE
Gaillardia is a favorite one of many wildflowers throughout the United States. It is a member of the Aster family, and is most commonly known as Indian Blanket or Blanket Flower. Individual plants can reach up to 2 feet high. They are heat ... READ MORE