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Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! 2021


March 5, 2021

by Julie McConnell | Jan 14, 2021 We are back with new topics and guest speakers for 2021! All sessions are Thursdays at noon CDT or 1:00 p.m. EDT. There are two ways to join the Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! webinars: 1. Facebook ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Disease, Educational Workshop, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Foliage, General Gardening, Herbs, Houseplants, Insects, Invasive Species, Lawns, Pruning, Trees, Turf, Weeds

Readying Your Raised Beds for Northwest Florida’s Best Gardening Season


October 10, 2017

I had to do a hard thing last week. My battle-worn okra, eggplant and pepper plants that had produced so reliably since June and endured all the summertime challenges (heat, insects, disease, and a hurricane to name a few) were finally pulled ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Edible Landscape, Fall Gardening, Garden Design, General Gardening, Panhandle Gardening, Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetable Gardening

Tired of Turf? Try Groundcover Alternatives Instead!


May 18, 2017

If you’re like me, growing turfgrass is often more of a hassle than anything else. Regardless of the species you plant, none tolerates shade well and it can seem like there is a never-ending list of chores and expenses that accompany lawn ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Fertilizer, Flowers, Gardening, General Gardening, Groundcover, Horticulture, Installation, Irrigation, Lawn, Lawns, Mowing, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Perennials, Turf, Watering, Weeds, Wildflowers, Wildlife

Florida Wildflowers: Blazing Star


September 22, 2016

The Florida panhandle has a treasure of native wildflowers to enjoy in every season of the year. In the late summer and fall, blazing star, also commonly known as gayfeather, can be found blooming in natural areas and along roadsides. You ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Blazing Star, Butterfly Gardening, Gayfeather, General Gardening, Liatris, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Perennials, Pollinators, Wildflower, Wildflowers

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