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Tiny, but tough – the Everglades tomato

June 25, 2019

By Ralph E. Mitchell If tiny tomatoes smaller than the classic cherry tomato are of interest, then Everglades tomatoes may be what you are looking for! Apparently this wild tomato has worked its way into our summer vegetables gardens and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Everglades Tomato, Solanum Pimpinellifolium, Summer Vegetables, Wild Tomato

End Your Summertime Garden Blues

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June 24, 2019

Summertime Gardening Blues June 21st was our longest day of the year, the summer solstice. Summertime is a time of activity with friends and family as we venture forth into our summer adventures. This time of year commonly brings the onset ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Gardens, Green Manure, Heat, Raised Beds, Shade Cloth, Soil Health, Soil Solarize, Solarize, Southern Peas, Summer, Summertime, Sun, Vegetables

2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training in Columbia County

June 20, 2019

The UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County Master Gardener Volunteer program works with the horticulture extension agent to educate the citizens within our county about research-based practices to use in their gardens and landscapes. Educational ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Gardening, Horticulture, Master Gardener Volunteer

Lettuce Bolting: When to harvest?

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June 18, 2019

What is lettuce bolting and why does it matter? Bitterness and bolting in lettuce have a direct correlation and we have a feeling you don't particularly want to grow bitter tasting lettuce, so here are a couple of tips! 1. Know your end goal ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture,
Tags: Florida Lettuce, Greenhouse Production, Hydroponics, Lettuce, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, North Florida Vegetable Production

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