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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

Larry Williams' Articles

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

Community Garden

The Neighborhood Gardener - September 2015

Happy Gardening!

The deadline is approaching; you only have one more week to register for the 34th State Master Gardener Conference at the early bird rate. 369 more words

Newsletter

Holes in your hostas? Suspect slugs

The hostas in my shade garden are ragged and full of holes every year at the end of summer. Is this normal?

It’s not unusual to find holes in big, leafy hostas. 504 more words

Perennials