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Swamp Sunflowers are Here!


October 17, 2023

Every September the Swamp Sunflowers finally begin opening their flower buds and by mid-October they are in full bloom! I use the word “finally” because it is a long journey from seedling to bloom for this flora species! Swamp sunflowers, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: FFL, Florida Friendly Landscape, Florida Native Plant, Flower, Landscape, Native, Pollinator, Sunflower, Swamp Sunflower

Why Does Soil pH Matter?


September 10, 2023

Why does soil pH matter? The foundation of every successful garden starts with quality soil. Whether you’re growing vegetables, flowers, turf, shrubs, or any other plant matter, you must be aware of your soil pH and understand that it can ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Garden, Jeremy Rhoden, Soil PH, Soil Test, Turf, Vegetable Gardens

Blueberries for your Edible Ornamental Landscape

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June 12, 2023

Edible ornamental landscaping is the combination of edible and non-edible ornamental plants. Selecting and maintaining plants according to the Florida-Friendly Landscaping principles can provide an edible ornamental landscape that is attractive, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture
Tags: Blueberries, Blueberry, Edible Ornamental, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Growers

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