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Lots of red tomatoes

Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes


April 17, 2020

What's with the name? A common issue, when growing your own tomatoes in Florida, is blossom end rot (BER). With Blossom end rot, tomatoes begin to rot while still on the plant, opposite of where the stem is connected to the fruit, and where ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Classes, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener, Tomato, Tomatoes, UF/IFAS Extension, Vegetables
Lots of red tomatoes

Trouble with Tomatoes


August 2, 2019

Not how we do it up North? When it comes to gardening, Florida is just different. Northern gardener bite their lips and try not to scream when they first try their craft in Florida. It’s not that great produce can’t be grown here. Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardeners, Pollination, Tomato, Tomatoes, Vegetable

Garden Festival is replacing the Master Gardener Plant Sale


August 7, 2018

Garden Festival and Plant Sale They say time flies while you're having fun. This may explain why the Garden Festival feels like it is coming so quickly. Yes, the Annual Plant Sale, which comes on the 3rd Week of November every year, is morphing ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Festival, Gardening, Highlands County, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Plant Sale, Tomato

Timing your Florida Vegetable Garden


December 27, 2017

Florida's bountiful vegetables Florida is known for a lot of unique things. Palm trees, beaches, warm breezes, orange trees, and cattle are signature Florida images. Vegetable fields do not come to most people's minds, partly because most ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Agriculture, Florida Vegetable Growing Guide, Gardens, Highlands County, Master Gardeners, Tomato, Tomatoes, Vegetable

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