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Beans Sprouting

It’s Time to Plant Your Fall Vegetable Garden

September 9, 2019

Although temperatures remain hot, the day length is growing notably shorter and soon temperatures will begin to cool to a point that will allow outdoor activities again. It is time to begin to think about Florida’s second gardening season. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Autumn, Gardening, Holmes, Mulching, Planting, Produce, Seeds
live oak tree

Tips for Planting Trees

April 10, 2019

Among the variety of questions that come to Extension from time to time there is usually one that asks the best time to plant a tree. Once when the question was posed, I heard this very direct and accurate answer - “The best time to plant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Branches, Holmes, Landscaping, Leaves, Nursery, Planting, Root Ball, Roots, Soil, Tree Structure, Understory, Water
Roses for Valentines Day

Shopping Tips for Valentine’s Day Roses

February 1, 2019

If you are thinking of buying a dozen red roses for someone special this Valentine’s Day you are in good company. During a recent Valentine’s Day season, which runs January 1 – February 14, the plant inspection unit at Miami International ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Buds, Cut Flowers, David Holmes, Flowers, Holmes, Purchasing, Valentine, Valentines Day

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