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Summer Wildflowers of North Florida Roadsides

Summer Wildflowers of North Florida Roadsides

The network of backcountry roads winding through north Florida offer pleasant views of rolling pastures, fields of cotton, old tobacco barns, and, occasionally, a scenic overlook of our local “hills”. Many of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/09/summer-wildflowers-of-north-florida-roadsides/

Plant Cupheas for Summer Flowers, Hummingbirds, and More

 

Cuphea ignea
Photo courtesy: Gary Knox

Cupheas are perennials that produce bright orange, red, yellow or purple flowers all summer and fall.  Some species are called cigar plants …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/17/plant-cupheas-for-summer-flowers-hummingbirds-and-more/

Summer Irrigation Tips

July’s hot summer weather has given way to August’s 31 days of what will likely be temperatures and humidity equally elevated and intense. Wishes for November’s cooler thermometer reading are already creeping into daily conversations. The lawns and gardens in Wakulla County have rains as a mitigating factor to counteract the wilting potential of normal …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/11/summer-irrigation-tips/

Summer Temperatures Shorten Gestation Length of Early Fall-calving Cows

Summer Temperatures Shorten Gestation Length of Early Fall-calving Cows

Start checking early …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/11/summer-temperatures-shorten-gestation-length-of-early-fall-calving-cows/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

European …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/11/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-summer-series-starts-august-17th-2/

Summer Rain in the Florida Panhandle

Summer Rain in the Florida Panhandle

ARTICLE BY DR. MATT DEITCH; water quality specialist – University of Florida Milton

Summer is a great time for weather-watching in the Florida panhandle. Powerful thunderstorms appear out of nowhere, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/29/summer-rain-in-the-florida-panhandle/

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

Beekeeping in the Panhandle Summer Series – Starts August 17th

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/28/beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-summer-series-starts-august-17th/

The Summer of Sharks

The Summer of Sharks

I am calling this “Summer of Sharks” as if this summer is more of a problem than others are. In fact, it is not… no more, so than any other summer –so we could call any …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/12/the-summer-of-sharks/

Four Must-Have Native Perennials for Summer!

Four Must-Have Native Perennials for Summer!

Let’s be honest with each other and have a moment of transparency, one gardener to another. Even though we are plant people, most of us get a lot less enthusiastic once the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/05/four-must-have-native-perennials-for-summer/

Bust Boredom and Extend Learning through Summer

4-H summer programs allow youth to explore a variety of topics- from animal science to robotics! Photo credit: Heather Kent, UF IFAS Extension

With the end of the school year approaching, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/bust-boredom-and-extend-learning-through-summer/

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