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Gifts for the Gardener


December 17, 2021

Christmas is on its way and it’s time to buy those gifts. If there is a gardener on your gift list, consider a gardening gift.   There are all sorts of gift ideas for a gardener and the price range varies as well.   A subscription ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Sustainable Living
Tags: Gardening Gifts, Holiday Gifts, Horticulture
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Gulf States Horticulture Expo 2022


November 30, 2021

Here in Northwest Florida, finding horticultural supplies and plant material that is available locally is a challenge. Due to our location, looking to the neighboring states is very practical. The Gulf States Horticultural Expo (GSHE) is a trade ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development
Tags: Best Management Practices, Commercial Horticulture, Environmental Education, Insects, Integrated Pest Management, Panhandle Gardening, Pest Management
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February 3, 2021

Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! returns; New topics, same virtual format February 1, 2021 By: Kirsten Romaguera, 352-294-3313, kromaguera@ufl.edu Long-time and aspiring green thumbs can ask the experts their gardening questions when ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water
Tags: Beekeeping, Beneficial Insects, Growing Vegetables, Herbs, Houseplants, Invasive Plants, Lawns, Plant Disease, Trees, Weeds
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Florida’s Arbor Day, a Time to Celebrate Trees


January 28, 2021

  I’ve always enjoyed trees in one way or another – climbing them as a kid, eating their fruits, using them to build tree houses, etc. As an adult, I still enjoy and appreciate trees for their beauty and benefits. Can you imagine ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Recreation
Tags: Arbor Day, Florida Arbor Day, Master Gardener Volunteer, Planting Trees, Tree Benefits, Trees
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Confusion on Timing of Winter Annual Lawn Weed Control


October 26, 2020

If you’ve had a history of winter annual weeds in your lawn, the best option is to apply a preemergence herbicide during October. But, winter annual lawn weeds don’t exist yet. They are in the form of seeds now. Understanding this ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Annual Weeds, Cool-season Weeds, Herbicides, Lawn, Preemergence, Preventing, Weed Control, Weeds, Winter Weeds

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