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March 1, 2019

What to Plant

Trees and Shrubs: Most varieties.  Consider planting a small tree to replace trees lost in the storms of the past several years; perhaps, a flowering accent tree. Sally Scalera suggests

Annuals / Bedding Plants: Replace declining winter annuals with colo...

February 28, 2019

A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible.

Welsh Proverb

February 22, 2019

National Geographic Short Film Showcase

 Witness dozens of different types of flowers unfurling in this stunning time-lapse video from filmmaker David de los Santos Gil. He used 5,000 out of 50,000 shots of his floral subjects for the final video, which was filmed over...

February 14, 2019

TIP – A simple clay saucer filled with fresh food or water will attract cardinals, blue jays and other birds to your garden.  Did you know that a cardinal can live up to 15 years?  Blue jays live about seven years or longer. A blue jay in captivity lived to the age of...

February 14, 2019

Remember when planning a tomato seedling to bury a good part of the stem. This encourages development of side rootlets for strong, productive plants

Tips for better tomato production.

1. Plant a tomato plant in a place with 10 hours of direct sunlight.

2. Have enough spac...

February 14, 2019

Cole: (as in cole slaw) or cruciferous refers to 37 diverse members of Brassica genus of the mustard family of vegetable plants. The word cole is derived from the Latin caulis referring to a plant’s stem or stalk. The word cruciferous refers to the flowers, which have...

February 1, 2019

Fight the urge to prune plants that have been damaged by cold. Limit pruning to removing damaged and unsightly foliage. Don’t cut back any woody stems or branches until spring comes and new growth is produced. If you have plumeria that have been hit by the cold, watch...

January 29, 2019

We are a part of the earth and it is a part of us. The perfumed flowers are our sisters; the deer, the horse, the great eagle, these are our brothers. The rocky crests, the juices in the meadows, the body heat of the pony, and people - all belong to the same family.

So...

January 25, 2019

Valuable horticultural information is only a click away at the University of Florida Extension Service/ Brevard County website.

Take a Look: http://brevard.ifas.ufl.edu/Horticulture/index.shtml

UF Resources for Gardeners

UF/IFAS Publications (EDIS): http://edis.ifas.ufl.e...

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