Florida Gardener

June 6, 2019
Cactus Gardening in Florida

Cactus Gardening in Florida

It often seems as if people must have something new and different to “brag” about. Cactus gardening has become one of those “gotta-have” activities which have […]
May 27, 2019
Floridas Garden and Lawn Insects

Florida’s Garden and Lawn Insects -The good and the bad – Part 3

Insects, like people and most animals, prefer to live in areas appropriate to their likes and dislikes. Adaptation is an important part of the insect world. […]
May 20, 2019
The Good and the Bad Part 2-The Bad Bugs in Your Garden-min

The Good and the Bad Part 2—The Bad Bugs in Your Garden

Continuing on about bugs in your garden, it is time to look at some of the “bad” bugs gardeners have to contend with. Insects can do […]
May 13, 2019
The Good and the Bad-Garden Insects Part 1-The Good

The Good and the Bad—Garden Insects Part 1—The Good

Insects! How many times in our lifetime have we encountered insects of one type or another? Some are beautiful; some are ugly, some are helpful, some […]
May 3, 2019
How Understanding the Hardiness Zone in Your Area Can Help Your Plants to Thrive

How Understanding the Hardiness Zone in Your Area Can Help Your Plants to Thrive

In the last blog, we discussed how the idea of hardiness zones developed and, in particular, what zones are included in the state of Florida. It […]
April 26, 2019
Florida’s Hardiness Zones and What This Means

Florida’s Hardiness Zones and What This Means

One of the most significant considerations when deciding when and what to plant is to understand the environment in which a particular plant species will be […]