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  • Now is a Good Time to Test your Soil

     
    I'm happy to see so many folks coming into the office right now to purchase soil test kits. Testing the soil is an important first step when you’re getting ready to start a gardening or landscaping project. You already know......
  • Pictures in the News | April 18, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | April 18, 2013...
  • Damage repair in the early spring lawn

     
    By: Nancy Bosold, Turfgrass Extension Educator AAhh…the long awaited signs of spring: the first bumblebees, those cute purple-flowered weeds popping up, the relentless push of your daffodils, and EEK! Those brown bare spots in the lawn…. You...
  • The Week in Pictures | April 15 – April 21, 2013

     
    The eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
  • The Coastal Gardener: Invite a couple to share your garden

    You will usually hear them before you see them. House wrens are small birds, but they are a great addition to almost any garden. I'm standing in my garden watching a tiny brownish bird streak from the orange tree to the fence top. Once there it pauses,...
  • Plant profile: Reeve's spirea

    Plant profile: Reeve's spirea
    •Scientific name: Spiraea cantoniensis •Growth habit: A rounded semi deciduous shrub with long arching branches growing plants to 5 feet tall and wide. The leaves are medium green, elliptic in shape with toothed edges and growing to 2...
  • Plant profile: Trailing verbena

    Plant profile: Trailing verbena
    •Scientific name: Verbena X hybrida •Growth habit: A trailing perennial often planted as an annual growing to 12 inches tall and 2 feet wide. The leaves are medium to dark green, ovate in shape with coarse toothed margins and grow to one inch...
  • Plant profile: Hong Kong orchid tree

    Plant profile: Hong Kong orchid tree
    •Scientific name: Bauhinia blakeana •Growth habit: An evergreen rounded shaped tree often with multiple trunks and growing to 35 feet tall and wide. The leaves are heart-shaped, two-lobed, medium to dark green and growing to 8 inches long and...
  • Mailbag: Learn how to protect estuaries, ocean

    Many ask, "What is an estuary?" The simplest answer is, "A place where fresh water and salt water meet." The tidal mouth of any river is an estuary. Local residents are lucky to have in their midst the largest remaining natural estuary in Southern...
  • Florida gears up to fight new federal rules on water pollution

    Florida gears up to fight new federal rules on water pollution
    Ladies and gentleman, we have clean water in Florida. Don't let any environmentalist tell you otherwise. It is clean; it smells good; it looks good. — Barney Bishop, president of Associated Industries of Florida Barney needs to get out of his...
  • Water-gulping grass is ruining Florida

    Water-gulping grass is ruining Florida
    Environmentalists blasted me for downplaying the threat of BP oil in the Gulf. They need to go out into their front yards and confront the real threat facing Florida. Big Grass is worse than Big Oil. Grass is destroying Florida, particularly St....