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The David W. Marshall IFAS Extension Office Demonstration Garden

November 6, 2015

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat November 6, 2015 By: Lana Arnold “…that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” is the often quoted Shakespearean line. The “rose “ with a new name is ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Annuals, Grasses, Native Plants, October-December 2015, Orchards, Perennials, Roses, Shrubs, Trees, Tropical Plants, Vegetables Heerbs, Vines And Non-invasive Plants

Planting in November

November 2, 2015

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Bulbs, Edible Gardening, Gardening, Herbs, Lawn And Garden, Lawn And Garden Hot Topic, November Plants, Planting In Florida, Planting In November, Vegetables

Fall Fruits and Nuts

October 19, 2015

Fall and winter may not seem like ideal seasons to plant, but this dormant time is great for planting nut and fruit trees, such as pecan and persimmon. Planting during these seasons allows the soil to settle and roots to establish before spring. Here ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Chinese Chestnuts, Crops, Fall Fruits, Fall Nuts, Florida Crops, Florida Fall Fruits, Florida Fall Nuts, Lawn & Garden, Lawn And Garden Hot Topic, Oriental Persimmons, Pecans, Persimmons

2015 Caladium Field Day at GCREC

October 8, 2015

Each fall part of our research fields are full of beautiful caladiums. Caladium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae. These plants are ideal for all sorts of landscape. They thrive in shady areas and are very low maintenance. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Caladiums, Environmental Horticulture, Field Day, Floriculture, GCREC, Gulf Coast Research, Lake Placid, Landscaping

Non-chemical Weed Control for Home Landscapes and Gardens

September 21, 2015

A weed is a persistent plant in your landscape that is in an undesirable location (this can include an undesired plant or a desired plant that’s outgrown its space). While there are several weed control programs to choose from, many gardeners ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Chemical-free Weed Control, Cultivation, Flaming, Hand Pulling, Landscape Fabric, Lawn & Garden Hot Topic, Mulch, Non-chemical Weed Control, Tillage, Weed Control

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