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When and How to Prune Roses


February 16, 2017

Many of the roses grown in Florida require regular maintenance. Part of this maintenance includes pruning. But new gardeners sometimes have a hard time getting up the nerve to cut their rose bushes back. Matt Orwat, UF/IFAS Extension Agent ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes

Pruning Oleander, Hibiscus and Azalea


February 16, 2017

Q. I have large oleanders that need to be pruned. When should they be pruned and how drastically can they be cut back? A. The best time to prune oleanders is during late winter just before new growth occurs (February - March). Oleanders flower ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes

Is it Winter or is it Spring?


February 16, 2017

Northwest Florida winters can be a rollercoaster ride of temperatures. One week it dips to freezing for a short time and the next week it rises to spring-like temperatures. We need to hold on for this ride of up and down temperatures but not ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes

Ideas for Gardening in January


January 4, 2017

Happy New Year! January may seem like a downtime in the landscape and garden. But there are many jobs to perform this month to get the landscape and garden off to a good start for a new year. In today’s article, I’ll share some gardening ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes

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