Time of Reflection and Resolution


It’s December! 2014 is coming to an end, and with it, our success and failures with our gardens and lawns are in our past. Maybe your garden or lawn experienced a great resurgence this year or was set back by the floods of April and the record low temperatures of November. Time to sit back, relax and dream about 2015 and the possibilities of the NEW YEAR!

What will your 2015 gardening or lawn New Year’s Resolution be? Here are a few suggestions:


Image Credit UF IFAS Extension FYN Program
Image Credit UF IFAS Extension FYN Program
  1. Fertilize Appropriately, for the sake of your lawn or garden and the environment. Also, it would be good to start out right in the spring and fertilize at the proper time.
  2. Planting your new trees and shrubs correctly so they can live for many years to come.

    Home Irrigation Timer
    Home Irrigation Timer
  3. Calibrate your sprinkler system and get it functioning correctly.
  4. Properly prune (or not prune) your crapemyrtle

The possibilities are endless! Just dream up a resolution and go for it. And if you need help, UF/IFAS Extension will be right here beside you to give you the best research-based advice available.



Posted: December 23, 2014

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Best Management Practices, Panhandle Gardening

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