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Peppers Get Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Too!

July 7, 2016

Peppers and tomatoes are in the same plant family – solanaceae or more commonly known as the nightshade family – and can be susceptible to some of the same diseases. This is true of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV). The solanaceae family ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Disease, Edible Landscape, General Gardening, Insects, Integrated Pest Management, Panhandle Gardening, Pepper Disease, Peppers, Pests, Ring Spot On Pepper, Thrips, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus, TSWV, Vegetable Gardening

Citrus Choices for the Panhandle

May 5, 2016

The panhandle of Florida is a great place to grow citrus with our plentiful sunshine and sandy soil. But some varieties do better than others. Here are some that thrive in the more northerly climes of Florida: Satsuma mandarin is cold hardy ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Calamondin, Citrus, Citrus Canker, Citrus Culture, Disease, Edible Landscape, Fruit Trees, General Gardening, Grapefruit, Hamlin, Kumquat, Lemon, Lime, Meyer Lemon, Minneola, Navel, Panhandle Gardening, Parson Brown, Satsuma, Tangelo

Start Fertilizing Citrus in February

February 16, 2016

As you have read in other articles in this blog, it is too early to fertilize your lawn; however, this is a good time to start fertilizing your citrus to ensure a healthy fruit crop later in the year. Citrus benefits from regular fertilization ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Fertilizer, Citrus Trees, Edible Landscape, Fertilizer, Fruit Trees, General Gardening, Miconutrients, Panhandle Gardening, Satsuma, Winter 2016

Tomato Foliar Diseases

April 21, 2015

With the over abundance of rainfall the western panhandle has seen in recent weeks, tomato gardeners need to be aware of foliar diseases that could appear. Tomato leaves are an ideal host when moisture is present on the leaf surface. There ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Bacterial Leaf Spot, Disease, Early Blight, Edible Landscape, Fungal Leaf Spot, General Gardening, Irrigation, Leaf Spot, Panhandle Gardening, Tomato, Tomato Disease, Vegetable Gardening

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