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Plants Don’t Live Forever

A New Yorker cartoon shows a lady shopping a garden center bench for plants. She has three choices at three price points: annuals, $ 6; perennials, $ 10; eternals, $ 749.95.

No matter what the cost, plants don’t live forever. And if they did, what would they cost? They’d probably cost more than $ 749.95. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/18/plants-dont-live-forever/

Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.

Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.

Will you be ready if disaster strikes?  Disasters, or devastating events-natural or human-generated, certainly can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/09/disasters-dont-plan-ahead-you-can/

Why Don’t My Plants Match?

Why Don’t My Plants Match?

Coontie (Zamia floridana) planted at the same time but growing at different rates. Photo: J_McConnell, UF/IFAS

When designing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/12/why-dont-my-plants-match/

Don’t Be Afraid to Disturb the Rootball

A new tree or shrub is an investment for the future. When we pick an ornamental plant, we have the hope that it will survive for many years and offer seasons of beauty that enhance our landscape.  Time is often spent picking a suitable spot, preparing the planting hole, and watering until establishment.  We give …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/22/dont-be-afraid-to-disturb-the-rootball/

Don’t Rush Wildlife Plot Plantings – Wait on Rain

Don’t Rush Wildlife Plot Plantings – Wait on Rain

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/04/dont-rush-wildlife-plot-plantings-wait-on-rain/

Friday Funny: Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Marriage Right

Friday Funny: Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Marriage Right

Harold and Jenny live on a farm in the Florida Panhandle.  Though they have been married for many years, and raised three children to adulthood together, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/21/friday-funny-two-wrongs-dont-make-a-marriage-right/

Don’t be a Sap! Knowing the difference between Florida pines

The longleaf forest display at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center shows typical vegetation and wildlife in the forest. Photo credit: UF IFAS Extension

The longleaf forest display at the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/01/dont-be-a-sap-knowing-the-difference-between-florida-pines/

Don’t Think You Have a Green Thumb? Try Container Gardening!

Don’t Think You Have a Green Thumb? Try Container Gardening!

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/27/dont-think-you-have-a-green-thumb-try-container-gardening/

Don’t Be Duped By Plant Tags!

Don’t Be Duped By Plant Tags!

People are, by nature, skeptical. Humans are and have always been questioners of the world around them and that’s a good thing! For instance, when one reads a sensational article on Facebook …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/27/dont-be-duped-by-plant-tags/

Maintain Body Condition between Calving and Breeding: “Don’t let ‘em slip”

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Body condition score at calving is the single most important factor that determines when a cow will breed for the next calf crop, however, it is also very important to minimize condition loss between calving and the breeding season. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/30/maintain-body-condition-between-calving-and-breeding-dont-let-em-slip/

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