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Oleander Caterpillar


June 11, 2009

You might be surprised to learn that those colorful little wasp-like moths that frequently enter your butterfly garden are responsible for those hairy orange caterpillars that can defoliate an oleander shrub or desert rose in a flash. The ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease

New public television show aimed at Southern gardeners hits the air May 9


May 6, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Southern gardeners will soon have a new tool to help them in the garden. "Your Southern Garden" with Walter Reeves is an educational television show created to help gardeners of all levels learn new tricks, get fresh ideas ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Horticulture, J. Scott Angle, Millie Ferrer, Southeast US, Walter Reeves, Your Southern Garden

Nun’s Orchids


April 23, 2009

By Pam Brown, Retired Extension Agent Nun’s orchids (Phaius tankervillae) are terrestrial orchids, meaning they will grow directly in the ground or soil. The hooded flowers are held single file on three to four foot stems. The showy flowers ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes

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