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Garden Spring

Florida Garden Talk

Florida gardeners, it’s not too late to plant certain herbs, vegetables, bulbs and annuals. See suggestions. Plus answers on additional topics.

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Autumn Garden

Beautiful Moth & Savannah Grass

University of Florida/IFAS Extension Director for Nassau County, Rebecca Jordi, provides expertise and tips about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida. QUESTION: I would like to plant a different kind of ornamental grass in an area of my yard. Any ideas? KM JORDI: We are trying out a new ornamental grass called Savannah ruby grass, […]

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Autumn Garden

10 Fall Landscaping Tips For Floridians

University of Florida/IFAS Extension Director for Nassau County, Rebecca Jordi, provides expertise and tips about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida. How To Get Landscape Ready For Fall 1.  Cut down milkweed (especially the multi-colored Mexican variety – Asclepias curassavica) plants in October because we want the monarchs to move south for the winter. You […]

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Garden Summer

In The Garden: Agapanthus Flowers, Brown Thrasher, Beetles

Q &A about northeast Florida gardening and landscaping.

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Garden

Seeding A Florida Lawn, Slime Mold & Citrus Greening

Ever heard of “slime mold?” Learn more about both Zoysiagrass, St. Augustinegrass, plus citrus psyllids and citrus greening.

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Garden

Plant Florida-Friendly Bee Balm (Horsemint)

A wildflower, Bee balm or Horsemint (Monarda punctata), is very easy to grow, attracts butterflies and produces fragrant, beautiful flowers lasting from summer through the fall.