Tag Archive: Right

Getting Your Cotton Started Off Right

Good crop management, early in the season, can lead to a healthier, more established plant stand. Cotton plants that are free of stress are able to be more competitive in the field and have a better chance of overcoming any future issues than those already in a weakened state. Planting season is the perfect time …

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Right Plant, Right Place, Right Time!

Those familiar with the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Principles know that the number one rule is Right Plant, Right Place. But proper timing is important and should not be discounted! Experienced gardeners recognize that certain flowering and annual vegetable plants have distinctive seasons, but may not realize that turfgrass is seasonal, too. Warm season and cool season turfgrasses fall into the classes …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/02/right-plant-right-place-right-time/

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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Springtime is “Just Right” for Using Aquatic Herbicides

Monitor your ponds closely throughout the spring and make any necessary herbicide applications before weed growth becomes too excessive.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Similar to Goldilocks’ porridge, water temperature doesn’t need to be too hot or too cold, it needs to be just right for using aquatic herbicides (70o – 80o F). Here in Florida, these …

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Start the Year Off Right — Plant a Tree!

Planting a tree is an excellent way to insure clean air and water in the future. Photo credit: Carrie Stevenson Most of us begin a new year with resolutions–to exercise more, to eat right, to spend our time more productively–but few things have as many lasting impacts for the future as the simple act of …

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Wait on the Right Weather to Plant Bahiagrass

Bahiagrass hay field in Washington County this past summer. If you are thinking about planting a bahiagrass pasture in the next few weeks you may want to “hold your horses” as they say. Just because it’s warming up and the home improvement stores are running commercials featuring picturesque lawns, doesn’t mean it’s time to plant …

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Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

Enjoy the taste of eating right. Taste tops nutrition as the main reason why we buy one food over another, as consumer research has clearly shown.  Even though social, emotional, and health factors do have important roles to play, the foods people enjoy are probably the ones they eat the most.  The key message for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/06/enjoy-the-taste-of-eating-right/

Winter Weather – Just Right for Controling Unwanted Trees

As Floridians we often struggle to find any upside to these cold, gray days we’ve been experiencing past few months. As  “unfloridian” as our winters can be they pale in comparison to those endured by the more northern states. In fact, the last days of winter can be the ideal time of year in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/21/winter-weather-just-right-for-controling-unwanted-trees/