Tag Archive: Choosing

Gardening Success Begins with Choosing the Right Plant

Last Week’s temperatures have confirmed the winter of 2016 is not 100% over. Now is the time to plan that spring garden!. Garden catalogs from every part of the nation are finding their way into many area homes. Their pages promise the buyer the potential for legendary success and the envy of their friends and neighbors. After …

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Choosing the Correct Liming Material

Now may be a good time of year to apply lime to your soil. Photo credit, Stoltz Mfg., LLC Morgantown, PA Based upon the recommendations of a reputable soil pH report, this time of year may be a good time to apply lime to your soil. Depending on the crop you are planting, recommended liming …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/17/choosing-the-correct-liming-material/

Do Homework Before Choosing Fruit Trees

Dormant Peach Tree. Image Credit UF IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department It is hard to believe with all of this recent cold weather, but now is the time to plant fruit trees in the Florida Panhandle. When planning what type of fruit tree to plant, correct cultivar selection should be the top priority. The dooryard fruit …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/11/do-homework-before-choosing-fruit-trees/

Choosing A Lawngrass

    Image Credit: UF / IFAS A beautiful lawn can add substantial value to a home.  While providing an attractive setting for landscape ornamentals, a good lawn will reduce weed growth and prevent erosion.  Selecting the proper grass for a specific location is a basic key to attaining these goals. Five lawngrasses are commonly grown in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/03/choosing-a-lawngrass/