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Camellias Beginning to Bloom

Camellia sasanqua ‘Kanjiro’ at the South Carolina Botanical Garden  Camellia sasanquas begin blooming this month.  Their three-inch diameter blossoms of pink, white, rose or red displayed over glossy, dark green foliage will come into their full glory in November.  This robust and stylish aristocrat of the garden is often passed by in favor of its …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/18/camellias-beginning-to-bloom/

Peanut Harvest is Just Beginning

Peanut harvest is beginning in some of the earliest planted panhandle Florida fields. So far yield and grades have been decent, but only a handful of acres have been harvested. Dr. David Wright, UF/IFAS Agronomist, offers the following reminders about peanut digging and harvesting: “Peanut maturity is always an important consideration in a year like this, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/19/peanut-harvest-is-just-beginning/

Summer Lawn Insects beginning to Show-up

Theresa Friday Horticulture Agent Santa Rosa County Extension tlfriday@ufl.edu The long, hot days of summer means they you are likely to encounter greater insect populations. Careful routine scouting and recognizing damaging insects and their beneficial predators can help reduce the need for applying insecticides. Chinch bugs Chinch bugs love St. Augustinegrass lawns. The adults of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/02/28/summer-lawn-insects-beginning-to-show-up/