It will not be long before we again are in the heat of summer here in North Florida. The heat, rain, humidity, insects and fungi all take their toll on our gardens and landscapes. To better prepare for this, you may be interested in attending ... READ MORE
Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.
Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE
The first “Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” for 2022 will discuss Growing Tomatoes in Northwest Florida, on Thursday, February 17 at 12 p.m. Central Time or 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive.
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Tomatoes are probably the most popular vegetable grown by home gardeners. Even though it is a little early to plant tomatoes in North Florida, it is not too early to learn and prepare for the 2022 gardening season.
In today’s article, ... READ MORE
Much of the trash that we throw away can be used to make our gardens more productive. A great New Year’s resolution is to begin to covert yard and kitchen debris into soil-enriching compost.
Many materials can be used to produce ... READ MORE
Q. When is citrus fruit ready to harvest?
A. Florida uses five indexes to determine maturity of citrus, including soluble solids, juice content, acid level, soluble solids/acid ratio and skin color. But, the home gardener can easily decide ... READ MORE
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
Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! returns; New topics, same virtual format
February 1, 2021
By: Kirsten Romaguera, 352-294-3313, firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-time and aspiring green thumbs can ask the experts their gardening questions when ... READ MORE
One of the things to do while stuck at home due to COVID-19 restrictions, is to look for caterpillars and butterflies in your landscape. I’ve noticed giant swallowtail butterflies (Papilio cresphontes) a little early this year. The giant swallowtail ... READ MORE
Did you know that the first virus discovered was in plants, not in humans? As early as 1857, tobacco farmers in the Netherlands recognized a new disease of tobacco. It wasn’t called a virus at the time as the causal agent was unknown. In 1886, ... READ MORE