Tag: gardening

Fact Sheets: What’s Blooming by the month | Lee County Extension | Stephen Brown

What’s Blooming?     List of Fact Sheets, Power Points and Videos      January         Peach (Prunus persica)     February         Flame Vine (Pyrostegia venusta)         Walter’s Viburnum     March         Yellow Tabebuia (Tabebuia spp.)         April           Dinner Plate Tree (Pterospermum acerifolium)     May          Blood Lily (Scadoxus multiflorus)          Tree Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea species)     June          Hedge Cactus (Cereus… Read More

Assassin Bug

The untamed residents of North Florida The growing season is underway with plenty of moisture recently and the acceptable temperature range. Home gardens are delivering quite the bounty for those who have made the effort to cultivate their… Read More

Honeybees: Historic Pollinators

Article and Audio Introduction by Les Harrison The world of social media is always abuzz with a variety of topics. This time of year there are many postings on the nearly endless list of blooming flower which are… Read More

Summer Herbs: From the Garden to the Kitchen Class

Have you ever wanted to start your own Herb Garden? Fresh herbs are a great way to add healthy nutrients to your recipes. Herbs offer Vitamins, antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits. They also provide abundant flavor to any… Read More

Exotic Plants Starving Birds! 12 Things You Can Do to Help

Birds Are Starving Exotic (non-native) plants do not support the caterpillars that native birds need for food, causing birds to starve to death.  If birds can’t find enough caterpillars, they can’t reproduce and they and their young starve…. Read More