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Arbor Day–a celebration of the trees in our lives

Arbor Day–a celebration of the trees in our lives

The swing hanging …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2018/01/05/arbor-day-a-celebration-of-the-trees-in-our-lives/

When Should I Prune My Fruit Trees?

When Should I Prune My Fruit Trees?

Every winter season in the Florida Panhandle is different. It can be wet or dry, frigid cold or unseasonably warm. We may have early frosts and early springs, or cold …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2018/01/04/when-should-i-prune-my-fruit-trees/

When Should You Prune Fruit Trees?

When Should You Prune Fruit Trees?

Every winter season in the Florida Panhandle is different. It can be wet or dry, frigid cold or unseasonably warm. We may have early frosts and early springs, or cold snaps in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/12/15/when-should-you-prune-fruit-trees/

Battling Scab in Panhandle Pecan Trees

Battling Scab in Panhandle Pecan Trees

Pecan tree grove in North Florida. UF/IFAS …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/22/battling-scab-in-panhandle-pecan-trees/

Arborists Help Maintain Healthy Trees

Trees are a valuable resource. They add beauty to our community, serve as food and shelter for animals, filter the air, and cool urban environments. Trees can also be a liability when poorly maintained, damaged, or diseased. There are often times when an arborist is needed to help determine the best course of action for the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/08/arborists-help-maintain-healthy-trees/

Struggling to Grow Fruit Trees? Try These Lesser Known Florida-Friendly Edible Options!

Northwest Floridians are lucky.  We get to bask in the warm sunshine at least eight months of the year, consider it cold weather when we have to break out the fleece pullover and none of us live more than a few hours’ drive to the whitest sand you ever saw.  However, those conditions have consequences.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/25/struggling-to-grow-fruit-trees-try-these-lesser-known-florida-friendly-edible-options/

Avoid Pitfalls in the Care of Newly Planted Trees and Shrubs

This time of year, people flock to nurseries and garden centers to purchase trees or shrubs that will enhance their landscapes. However, there are certain management measures to keep in mind to ensure plant establishment. Depending on the season, newly planted trees and shrubs need varying degrees of watering, mulching, pruning and trunk staking.

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/25/avoid-pitfalls-in-the-care-of-newly-planted-trees-and-shrubs/

Want Fall Color? Plant These Trees !

Want Fall Color? Plant These Trees !

 

Ginkgo

Ginkgo

Florida has so much to offer!  It is home to the world’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/17/want-fall-color-plant-these-trees/

Purple Triangles in the Trees

Purple Triangles in the Trees

From time to time I am reminded of how little I know.  Honestly, I am reminded on a daily basis. A few weeks ago someone asked me about the purple things hanging from the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/05/24/purple-triangles-in-the-trees/

Cold Weather is a Good Thing for Fruit Trees

Cold Weather is a Good Thing for Fruit Trees

We may be suffering from the recent low temperatures, but temperate fruit trees such as peaches and apples require a period of cold weather in order …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/01/27/cold-weather-is-a-good-thing-for-fruit-trees/

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