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December 13, 2019

Planter Idea: http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/design/outdoor-living/fall-planter.html

This lovely container has it all: crotons, lantana as a spiller, tall feathery ornamental grass, and peeking out from the back, deep purple ornamental pepper.

December 11, 2019

Plenty of rain and an increase in butterfly friendly gardening have made this a banner year for butterfly sightings in our area. I’ve noted an unusual number of zebra longwings and been delighted by the aerial balletics of monarch couples. I’ve seen Gulf fritillaries,...

December 11, 2019

Soil pH: http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/care/planting/soil-ph.html

1. Identify the area(s) to be sampled. Turf areas, vegetable gardens and ornamental beds should all be sampled separately.


2. Using a shovel, trowel, or soil probe, remove soil from several spo...

December 11, 2019

Consider participating in a study headed by Sandy Koi about the migratory patterns of monarch butterflies. Encourage others to join in. A great student or Scout project.

Hi Brevard friends,

I am asking for some passive monitoring from you all and anyone else who wants to...

December 11, 2019

Gardenate, an Australian website provides great information on what to plant when by zone and offers in-depth information on each plant including how to plant, companion plantings, what plants to keep apart, harvest times, and culinary hints. The comments and questions...

December 11, 2019

 

https://www.sforchid.com/category/orchid-care/seasons/fall/ Repot Orchids – This is a great time of year to spend some time with your orchids, repotting those that need it and dividing plants that have multiplied. Repotting Orchids – videos American Orchid Society htt...

December 11, 2019

December weather makes me want to be in the garden all day. It can be the best season to grow vegetables and herbs and the most rewarding time to add color and variety to the landscape with mass plantings, a new focal planting or an eye-catching border. It’s normally a...

December 11, 2019


How much do you know about these ubiquitous lizards? The green anole is our only native species. Read about their competition for lizard supremacy in your landscape.
UF/IFAS Sites
Cuban Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei -- 4-H Forest Resources
Green Anole, Anolis carolinensi...

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