It will not be long before we again are in the heat of summer here in North Florida. The heat, rain, humidity, insects and fungi all take their toll on our gardens and landscapes. To better prepare for this, you may be interested in attending ... READ MORE
Written By Leslie Munroe and Yvonne Florian.
Gardening once again became America's pastime this past year due to "stay at home" and "social distancing" mandates. Many people took up vegetable gardening to pass the time in a healthful, nurturing ... READ MORE
As if we needed another reason to call Florida 'Special', what with our state hanging out into the water and located south of the rest of the nation. Here in Central Florida, we even seem to do our gardening backwards. We can grow edibles ... READ MORE
While other regions of the country are enjoying prime vegetable gardening, the climate in northern Florida creates a unique growing environment for summer gardening. This is mainly due to the heat and at times the overabundance of rain in the ... READ MORE
In Central Florida, many farmers and gardeners take a break from growing vegetables in the summer. If you’re new to the area, the “summer” growing season is about May - September here. Heat, pests, and frequent rains make growing hard ... READ MORE
Let’s be honest with each other and have a moment of transparency, one gardener to another. Even though we are plant people, most of us get a lot less enthusiastic once the mercury explodes over 90 degrees each June. All the things that were ... READ MORE