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A Few How-To’s for a Healthy Lawn

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December 13, 2022

Healthy lawns are things that when green and healthy, we can perhaps not give it too much attention. But, with a bit of green or brown, the lawn is suddenly very important.  We want it green and full.  Does that healthy lawn affect the environment ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Turf
Tags: Bahia, Calculate Fertilizer, Empire, Floratam, Irrigation, Irrigation Calibratoin, Lawn Fertilization, Mowing Height, ProVista, St. Augustine, Zoysia
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Edibles for the Fall to Winter to Spring Garden

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November 18, 2022

At t=the local grocery store produce department,  so many different vegetables that may be purchased at any time, whether in season or not!  Vegetables that are always available include tomatoes, peppers, yellow squash, zucchini, lettuce, ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brussels Sprouts, Cool Season Vegetables, Garden Mustard, Gardening Guide, Lisa Sanderson, Peas, Snow Peas, Sumter County Demo Garden, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Vegetables

Plant Camellias for Winter Interest in your Garden

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November 18, 2022

Camellias are a delightful evergreen, flowering shrub choice for your fall to winter garden in Sumter County.   Camellias came to America from Asia in the late 1700, and  since 1900 southern gardeners have been planting them in their gardens. Types ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Camellia, Camellia Japonica, Camellia Pests, Camellia Sasanqua, Evergreen Shrubs, Flowering Shrubs, Landscape Plants, Lisa Sanderson, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Winter Flowers

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