Escambia County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to reserve your spot for their first plant sale in 2022. This event will have edibles and a selection of perennials. Cash or check only.
The event will be Saturday, March 19 from 8:30 ... READ MORE
By Ralph E. Mitchell
Tiny, but terrible, the two-spotted spider mite is the bane of many ornamental and edible plants. Only one-fiftieth of an inch in length, when working in groups, this plant pest mite sucks the sap from leaves causing ... READ MORE
Cucumbers are in season in Florida between March and May and between October and December.1 Cucumbers are often pickled or eaten raw for a refreshing crunch. Look for them now at your local grocery store or farmers market.
Cucumber Fun Facts
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Have you ever picked up a piece of produce at the grocery store—say, a bell pepper, as I did recently—and noticed that it was grown in someplace you didn’t expect? In my case, I found a bell pepper that was grown in Holland (the Netherlands). ... READ MORE
August 28, 2015
By Amy von Chamier
Gulf Fritillary on Echinacea. Photo by Ash von Chamier
We have all heard by now that the honey bees are in trouble. Apis mellifera, the honey bee makes a great “poster child” species; ... READ MORE