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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


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


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


Gardens Grow Even When the Gardener is Away

Whether you are at home or away, your garden keeps growing. On Monday evening, I returned from a wonderful visit with my daughter. Even though I was gone less than a week, I could see a lot of growth in my tiny garden. 771 more words

The Neighborhood Gardener - July 2015

Happy Summer Gardening!

Master Gardeners, don’t forget to register for the 34th Annual State Master Gardener Conference to be held this October.

This month in… 381 more words