Gardening In The Panhandle

Keys to Growing Tomatoes in Florida

Keys to Growing Tomatoes in Florida

Florida farmers produce more fresh tomatoes than any other state. Yet Florida home gardeners find …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/25/keys-to-growing-tomatoes-in-florida/

Observing Springtime Cycles in a Warming World

Observing Springtime Cycles in a Warming World

Azaleas have been in full …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/23/observing-springtime-cycles-in-a-warming-world/

Why A One Size Fits All Approach to Lawn Care is a Bad Idea

Regardless of what the tag says one size does not fit all. As with clothing, a piece will undoubtedly be too large for some and too small for others. Trying to go with a “one size fits all” approach to lawn care will lead to the same kind of frustration and disappointment as an ill-fitting garment.

All …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/23/why-a-one-size-fits-all-approach-to-lawn-care-is-a-bad-idea/

Beautiful Daffodils in Bloom

Daffodil bulbs under trees. Image credit Matthew Orwat

Daffodils are blooming in the UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Demonstration Garden. Daffodils, including paperwhites and narcissus, are in the Amaryllis family and have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/14/beautiful-daffodils-in-bloom/

Dooryard Citrus Care for February

Dooryard Citrus Care for February

Dooryard citrus enthusiasts may be uncertain about late winter management of Satsuma and other citrus trees.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/14/dooryard-citrus-care-for-february/

Lack of Winter Chill a Problem for Fruit

Lack of Winter Chill a Problem for Fruit

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/14/lack-of-winter-chill-a-problem-for-fruit/

Large Limb Removal Tips

There are a number of reasons to remove large limbs from mature trees. The three most common reasons are to either remove dead wood, to keep limbs from interfering with one another and rubbing or growing together, or to keep the tree from having narrow crotch angles. (“Narrow crotch angle” is not a very charming …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/11/large-limb-removal-tips/

Annual Bedding Plants This time of Year?

Annual Bedding Plants This time of Year?

Yes, even with cool weather setting in, much can be done on the flower gardening front. Let’s kickoff 2017 by being the envy of the neighborhood with flower beds that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/10/annual-bedding-plants-this-time-of-year/

Hydroponic Gardening Workshop – Marianna

Hydroponic Gardening Workshop – Marianna

BASIC HYDROPONIC GARDENING WORKSHOP

Bob Hochmuth shows one of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/10/hydroponic-gardening-workshop-marianna/

Plan to Reduce Summer Weeds

Plan to Reduce Summer Weeds

Remember last summer? The hot, dry days.  Grass drying up and turning brown.  Yet, the weeds are green and doing fine.  However, every herbicide label …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/03/plan-to-reduce-summer-weeds/

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