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Gardening Successfully in Florida’s Summer Heat

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April 11, 2024

Welcome to the Sunshine State! If you've recently made Florida your home or if you're diving into gardening in this unique climate for the first time, you're in for an adventure. Florida's summers are famous for their intense heat, humidity, ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Calories, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Fresh Fruit And Vegetables, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Seasonal, Smart Irrigation, Soil, Soil Amendment, Soil Test, Summer, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Dill

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April 9, 2024

Are you a fan of adding fresh, aromatic herbs to your dishes? If so, growing herbs like dill right at home could become your new favorite pastime. In this guide, we'll explore how to cultivate dill in Central Florida, including varieties that ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Budget, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Dill, Eating, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Health, Healthy, Herb Gardening Series, Herbs, Horticulture, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

Starting at the Bottom: Soil and Garden Health

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April 4, 2024

Why is soil important? Let’s take a moment to break down the base of our gardens – soil! What goes on under the surface is very important to the health and happiness of your plants. Soil – Its alive! Now when we say soil, we don’t ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Compost; Manure; Vermicomposting, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Herbs, Horticulture, Inorganic Matter, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Organic Matter, Potting Soil, Produce, Right Place, Right Plant, Soil, Soil Amendment, Soil Test, Topsoil, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water Conservation, Water-wise

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Oregano

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April 2, 2024

Are you a fan of fresh aromatic herbs in your dishes? If so, growing herbs right at home might just become your new favorite hobby. In this blog we break down how to cultivate Oregano, which is native to the Mediterranean. In this guide we explore ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Herb Gardening Series, Herbs, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

Fertilizer Fundamentals: The Best Time to Fertilize

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March 28, 2024

When to Fertilize So, you’ve read How to Choose a Fertilizer, and How to Apply Fertilizer, but what about when to apply fertilizer? Depending on what you plan to fertilize, the timing application may differ. For example, it is best practice ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #EdibleLandscaping, #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Environmentally Friendly, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Fruit And Vegetable, Gardening, Landscape, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Parsley

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March 26, 2024

Are you a fan of fresh aromatic herbs in your dishes? If so, growing herbs right at home might just become your new favorite hobby. In this guide, we'll explore how to grow parsley from the comfort of your own home, including some commonly grown ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Health, Healthy, Herb Gardening Series, Herbs, Horticulture, Irrigation, Nutrition, Produce, Right Place, Right Plant, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water-wise

Fertilizer Fundamentals: How to Apply Fertilizer

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March 21, 2024

So, now that you know How to Choose a Fertilizer, you have to learn how to apply them. Just like a skincare routine, you should be intentional and informed before using any fertilizer. Applying Fertilizers The application of fertilizers depends ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Community Gardens, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Fruit And Vegetable, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables, Water Conservation, Water-wise

Fertilizer Fundamentals: How to Choose the Right One

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March 14, 2024

Fertilizer, What Is It? Ah, the memories of those science classes! Remember sitting there, soaking up knowledge about photosynthesis? It was like learning the ultimate life hack of the plant world – turning sunlight into food. But ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Gardens, Environmentally Friendly, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Fruit And Vegetable, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Horticulture, Landscaping, Lawns, Nutrients, Plant Selection, Produce, Right Place, Right Plant, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

Understanding Soil pH: The Key to Successful Gardening

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March 12, 2024

What is the Relationship Between Soil and pH? Remember those science class lessons about the pH scale? You know, the one where you learned that lemons were acidic, pure water was neutral, and baking soda was alkaline? It turns out that understanding ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Growing Conditions, Horticulture, Pasco County, PH, Soil Amendment, Soil Test, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginners Guide to Growing Basil

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March 8, 2024

Are you a fan of fresh aromatic herbs in your dishes? If so, growing herbs right at home might just become your new favorite hobby. In this guide, we'll explore how to grow basil from the comfort of your own home, including some commonly grown ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Basil, Budget, Central Florida, Community Garden, Eating, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Health, Healthy, Herb Gardening Series, Herbs, Horticulture, Irrigation, Nutrition, Produce, Smart Irrigation, Soil, Soil Test, Spiceupyourlife, Sunlight, Vegetable Garden

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