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Herb Stories: All About that Lemongrass

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March 21, 2022

What’s grabbing my attention in the garden in March is lemongrass. Once again, it needs a haircut. It’s about four feet tall and just as wide. It’s looking like a long-haired hippy freak and needs a trim. I’ll take my loppers and cut ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Herb, Herb Garden, Lemongrass, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer

Herb Stories: Basil in Winter

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February 11, 2022

In my January herb blog, I wrote about my pineapple sage which was putting on quite a show. The recent frost didn’t bother her in the least and she’s still going strong. In the raised bed to the left of her, I planted four types of basil ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Basil, Bees, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Herb Garden, Herbs, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pollinators

Your Florida Garden in “Winter”


December 14, 2015

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County It’s almost winter, even though we have had balmy weather lately. While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Work & Life
Tags: Cold Protection, Edible Gardening, Edibles, Florida Gardening, Freeze, Frost, Garden, Gardening, Herb Garden, Herb Gardening, Herbs, Irrigation, Landscape, Lawn, Pruning, Shrub Pruning, Tree Pruning, Vegetable, Vegetable Garden, Vegetable Gardening, Watering, Winter Gardening

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