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Still Time for Parsley

Parsley is one of the most well-known herbs, and if you missed the fall planting, there is still time to choose a preferred selection for late winter/spring planting. An herbaceous biennial, parsley is an easy herb for containers or small garden spaces. You may purchase a small pot at the nursery or grow from seed.  …

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Time to Order Turfgrass Preemergence Herbicdes

Immature crabgrass plant in turf. Photo credit: Crabgrass Biology and Management in Turf Dr. Ramon Leon, Extension Weed Specialist, West Florida REC, Jay So far this winter has been warmer than usual. If this trend continues, we will have weeds emerging early this spring. For this reason, it is a good idea to start thinking …

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Time to Plant Pecan Trees

Pecan trees are well adapted to our area, making beautiful large shade trees. And, if the correct varieties are planted, they can provide pecans. Only those pecan varieties that show some real resistance to disease problems are recommended for planting here in the humid south. Select grafted trees of Desirable, Curtis, Elliott, Moreland or Stuart …

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Time to Plant Trees & Shrubs

The cooler weather in the wintertime makes it a great time to plant trees and shrubs. That is why Arbor Day in Florida is the third Friday in January. In 2016, that event is January 15. Baldcypress growing at the edge of a pond. Photo: Julie McConnell, UF/IFAS Start your planning now with doing a site assessment …

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Give Yourself the Gift of Time This Holiday Season

It’s the season to be jolly, but for many of us it’s the season to be overstressed as well. If getting ready for the Holidays is beginning to feel like a full-time job, start rethinking your holiday plans and consider streamlining, or even scaling back, some of your activities. Following are some holiday survival tips that …

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It’s Thanksgiving… That Means Time for “Turkeyfish”

Everyone knows there are “sea horses”, “sea cows”, “catfish”, and “dogfish” but a ”turkeyfish”? Is there such a thing as a “turkey fish”? Well yes there is!… its scientific name is Pterois volitans but most know it as the LIONFISH. Yep, our old friend the lionfish. Lionfish, Photo Credit: Rebekah D. Wallace, UGA, Bugwood.org Some …

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Time to Plant Strawberries

Photo Credit: UF/IFAS It’s time to bed up some earth and plant strawberries! That right! Fall is the proper time to set out strawberry plants for a spring harvest. It is a common misconception that strawberries should be planted in the spring in the home garden. If planted in spring, such poor timing will result in a …

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Time Saving Tips for the Kitchen

My husband calls me the one-trip-wonder because of my stubborn refusal to make more than one trip in from the car regardless of the size or number of items needing to be carried in.  I know he thinks I’m crazy, but really, who has time to make 27 trips from the car to the house?  I guess it’s …

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Time Saving Technology- There’s an App for That!

Who doesn’t want a little more time? I am always looking for ways to help me get more done in the time I have. Over the years, I have found some great applications that I would like to share with busy 4-H parents and volunteers: ANYLIST—this is a great application allowing you to create lists. …

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Time to Start a Fall Garden

Broccoli, a popular winter vegetable. Photo by Mary Derrick, UF IFAS As the days get shorter and temperatures decrease, it is time install your cool season vegetable garden. Many vegetables can be grown in Florida, but it is important to understand what the climatic requirements are for each crop to have the most success. To …

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