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crimson clover and Celosia

Summer Vegetable Gardening: Cover Crops and Garden Planning


June 7, 2021

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

Category: Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Ask IFAS, Cover Cropping, Florida Vegetable Gardening, Garden Planning, Gifford Community & Student Garden, GYAC, Improving Poor Soil, Indian River County Master Gardener Plant Help Desk, IRC Extension, Living Mulch, Nematode Management, Nematodes, Solarization, Solarize, Summer Gardening
Seminole pumpkins

Summer Vegetable Gardening


July 24, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Basil, Calabaza, Cover Cropping, Crop Rotation, Heat Tolerant Vegetables, Mexican Tarragon, Okra, Pumpkins, Rosemary, Solarization, Southern Peas, Summer Gardening, Sweet Potatoes
tomatoes on the vine

Nematodes: The Bane of the Florida Vegetable Gardener


April 17, 2020

It is nearing the end of the Spring vegetable gardening season here in Central Florida. Some of you might be frustrated with some of your vegetable plants. They get watered, fertilized, and insect pests are controlled. Still, the plants ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Aquatic, Cover Cropping, Crop Rotation, Diagnosing Vegetable Growing Problems, Microscopic, Nematode Resistant, Nematodes, Parasitic Worms, Plant Families, Soil Borne, Solanaceae, Stunted Vegetable Plants, Vegetable Gardening

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