With these two celebrations in full swing throughout September, it’s the perfect time to highlight the synergistic relationship between two of our favorite things: mushrooms and bees. https://fungi.com/blogs/articles/september-is-national-mushroom-month-national-honey-month Did You Know that bees sleep in flowers? I had no idea until daughter India sent a picture of bees dozing in Rudbeckia petals. I started Googling and it turns out that honey bees generally sleep in their h
If you are enjoying your lovely garden and begin to notice a few issues in your land or are planning to plant a new garden bed why not get your soil tested.IFAS Extention office offers this service to better understand the needs of your soil and allowing you to take b better care of your plants. This easy and inexpensive process can help you save money and your garden. All you need is this form!
Ecology - New York Times Bestseller Nature s Best Hope; A New Approach to Conservation That starts in Your Yard is the new book by Doug Tallamy, Professor and Chair of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware. From the book's Amazon website "Douglas W. Tallamy's first book, Bringing Nature Home, awakened thousands of readers to an urgent situation: wildlife populations are in decline because the native plants they depend on are fast di
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Vegetables - Cool-weather vegetables to plant in November include; beets, broccoli, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collards, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustard, all types of onions: short-day bulbing varieties, bunching & multipliers, English peas, radish, spinach, and turnips. See Vegetable Gardening in Florida: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_vegetable_gardening Flowers - annuals to plant this month include: alyssum, calendula, dianthus, flowering tobacco, p