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Permaculture Practices for the Home Landscape

If you’ve attended any of our landscaping classes, then you’ve probably heard the phrase “Right Plant, Right Place”.  This phrase is a simple reminder to research plant growth habits and growing conditions before making selections for your landscape.  This not only holds true for ornamental plants, but for edible crops as well.  A term used …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/25/permaculture-practices-for-the-home-landscape/

Healthy and Delicious, Oyster Mushrooms Can be Grown at Home

Healthy and Delicious, Oyster Mushrooms Can be Grown at Home

Following …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/10/healthy-and-delicious-oyster-mushrooms-can-be-grown-at-home/

Planning ahead can reduce home and landscape damage

Planning ahead can reduce home and landscape damage

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/02/planning-ahead-can-reduce-home-and-landscape-damage/

Plan Carefully Around Home Foundations

Plan Carefully Around Home Foundations

Variety is the spice of life and more homeowners are incorporating this philosophy into the design of their homes. Windows especially are becoming more of a design feature, so we should change our philosophy on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/10/plan-carefully-around-home-foundations/

Strawberries for the Home Garden Tuesday October 28

Strawberries for the Home Garden Tuesday October 28

Strawberries for the Home Garden Tuesday October 28, 2014 UF IFAS Extension Washington County

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Learn how to grow …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/21/strawberries-for-the-home-garden-tuesday-october-28/

Emerald Coast Home Show includes lawn & landscape seminars

Emerald Coast Home Show includes lawn & landscape seminars

The Emerald Coast Home Show, Health Fair and Business Expo will include lawn and landscape seminars and an information booth hosted by the Okaloosa County Master Gardeners. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/09/emerald-coast-home-show-includes-lawn-landscape-seminars/

Tips for the Busy 4-H Parent: Setting Up a Home Communication Center

Home Command Center idea from SouthernLiving.com

Home Command Center idea from SouthernLiving.com

As summer comes to a close, many parents are overwhelmed getting ready for “back to school” let alone the new 4-H club year! Over the next few weeks, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/08/08/tips-for-the-busy-4-h-parent-setting-up-a-home-communication-center/

Sprucing Up Your Home This Fall? Know Thy Paint!

So now the weather is cooling off and you’ve been thinking about doing something to give your home a much-needed facelift. Perhaps now you’re thinking you want to add some seasonal touches. The easiest way to spruce up a home is with a coat of paint. Painting will give the home an updated, refreshed look …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/17/sprucing-up-your-home-this-fall-know-thy-paint/

“Slow” Down When You Get Home – Dinner is Done!

Wouldn’t it be great to have dinner ready tonight when you walk in the door? Can you smell the aroma of the roast, potatoes, carrots, bell pepper, and onion as you open the front door of your home? Slow cookers make having dinner on busy days or after work quick and easy.

There are various …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/24/slow-down-when-you-get-home-dinner-is-done/

Asian Cockroach – Is it a Pest of the Home or the Garden?

German cockroach (left), Asian cockroach (right). Credit: Dina L. Richman, University of Florida

German cockroach (left), Asian cockroach (right). Credit: Dina L. Richman, University of Florida

When people first see Asian cockroaches they may think they are seeing little …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/08/12/asian-cockroach-is-it-a-pest-of-the-home-or-the-garden/

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