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Gardener’s To Do List for December


December 16, 2015

Though the calendar says December, the weather in Northwest Florida fluctuates between winter and spring temperatures. The nice days are wonderful opportunities to accomplish many of those outside landscape chores in preparation for spring. ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Freeze Protection, Gardening, General Gardening, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscaping, Lawn, Mulch, Panhandle Gardening, Pruning, Shrubs, Trees, Turf, Wildlife, Winter 2015, Winter Garden, Winter Tasks

It’s Wise to Prepare for Storms


September 3, 2015

Tropical storm season officially ends November 30. I’m not predicting a storm but even with our average winds during a typical thunderstorm, you’d be wise to prepare. Falling trees and flying landscape debris during a storm can cause damage. ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Arborist, General Gardening, Hurricane, Hurricanes, Low Wind Resistance, Panhandle Gardening, Professional Horticulture, Pruning, Storm, Storms, Trees, Wind Resistance, Wind Resistant Trees

If it is “Frozen”, “Let it go” ’til Spring


December 23, 2014

  When you look out at your landscape nobody has to tell you that winter temperatures in Northwest Florida Afterwards, the temperatures warm up and you feel compelled to do something about it. You just need to “turn your back and slam ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Freeze Protection, General Gardening, Irrigation, Landscaping, Ornamental Shrubs, Panhandle Gardening, Perennials, Pruning, Wildflowers, Winter 2014

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