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Getting Older Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom in the Garden


October 13, 2021

Ask Wakulla County Master Gardener Volunteer Jenny Lorch Two years ago, my husband and myself bought a home with a big garden in Crawfordville, Florida. There were several amaryllis (Hippeastrum x hybridum) plants that looked good, but ... READ MORE

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Another great Florida Panhandle summer plant: Brown-eyed Susan


October 8, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Recently I wrote about Firebush, Hamelia patens, a great summer shrub. Today, it’s Brown-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia triloba, a tough summer flowering plant with a profusion of sunny ... READ MORE

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Cabbage: What Every Fall Garden Needs


September 10, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   Now that August/September is here, it is time to start some cabbage seeds. Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitate) is a versatile, useful vegetable that is very easy to grow here in ... READ MORE

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Great Summer Shrub – FIREBUSH


August 5, 2021

FloridaAsk Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer July and August in North Florida are typically extremely hot and humid. Many spring-blooming shrubs have finished and are now resting. Even those of us that are native Floridians begin ... READ MORE

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Sago Palm Cold Damage


February 25, 2021

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) is a common landscaping plant in our area and I have several in my yard. They are not actually palms, but members of the ancient Cycad (Cycadaceae) family. Their ... READ MORE

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Mustard Spinach (Brassica rapa subsp. Nipposinica)


November 4, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens One of the first things that we plant in our fall garden is a mild, heat resistant green called mustard spinach, also known as tendergreen mustard or komatsuna. Mustard spinach is a tender, ... READ MORE

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Extending Bloom Time


October 7, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green   I was in a local nursery last week looking for some flowering plants to replenish some of my container planters. I wasn’t alone in my search for some color during this transition ... READ MORE

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True Indigo (Indigofera tinctoria)


September 9, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens   A couple of years ago, I visited Kingsley Plantation in Jacksonville, part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. An interpretive garden contained many of the crop plants ... READ MORE

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Building a Dry Garden Bed


September 2, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   In a previous blog, I described plants to consider using in a dry garden bed. Now I will describe what it takes to create the bed. Doing something like this is definitely a winter ... READ MORE

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Garden idea for full sun, dry area


August 19, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer   Do you have a hot, dry, full sun area that you would like to make into some kind of interesting garden bed? First let me be clear when I say ‘full sun’, I mean all day sun. ... READ MORE

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