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What's wrong with my tomato plant?

This has some excerpts from an earlier post in 2015 in June and new info as well in 2016. We are experiencing heavy pressure from the Beet Leafhopper which transmit a virus called Curly Top Virus (CTV) to tomato plants now in 2016. 1,099 more words

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CARPENTER BEES EMERGE DURING WARM SPRING DAYS

(Because of the higher-than-usual number of bees this season and the resulting questions about them, we are reprinting this post that originally appear in March, 2015) 441 more words

New technology helps track feral cats

An innovative feral cat mapping and reporting ‘app’ is helping land managers and communities tackle the ongoing issues caused by feral cats.

The ‘FeralCatScan’ app was launched in 2015 by the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre to record and map real-time information about feral cat activity, to monitor their impact on native species. 429 more words

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Bugs in My Garden

We went away for 3 days. When we left, my little herb and vegetable garden looked great, like this leaf lettuce plant. When we returned, well, not so much. 336 more words

PESTS THAT COME HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

by Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Agent

Nothing is worse than pests during the holiday season. People bring all kinds of plant material, decorations and food into their homes during the holidays. 418 more words

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Winter planting #3: Broad beans

Against the odds, we harvested a few handfuls of broad beans a couple  of weeks ago. Why against the odds ? First of all, they had… 515 more words

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