Gardening in the Panhandle

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Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! 2021

Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! 2021

We are back with new topics and guest speakers for 2021! All sessions are Thursdays at noon CDT or 1:00 p.m. EDT. There are two ways to join the Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! webinars: 1. Facebook Live – Follow us on Facebook and follow individual webinar Events....

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Tomato Pruning Tips

Tomato Pruning Tips

With the traditional planting date of Good Friday behind us, the home tomato gardening season in the Panhandle is in full swing.  While tomatoes are the most persnickety veggie we grow, there are several practices you can adopt to help you succeed: selecting an...

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The Beauty of Cinnamon Fern

The Beauty of Cinnamon Fern

If you enjoy a walk in some of the Panhandle's naturally wooded areas you often come across many selections of ferns.  One of my favorites to come across is the cinnamon fern, Osmundastrum cinnamomeum.   This clumping fern grows to about 2-3 feet in height. It can be...

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Longleaf Pine

Longleaf Pine

Longleaf pine is a granddaddy among the trees of the Southeastern United States, once covering up to 90 million acres throughout the coastal plain. Tall and stately, slow-growing and dense, it was one of the most desirable trees in the forestry and shipbuilding...

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Turfgrass Q & A

Turfgrass Q & A

The April 8 program of Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! was focused on turfgrass, quite a popular topic in the springtime as the weather warms and turf comes out of winter dormancy. Here are some of the questions asked of our University of Florida experts and the...

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Magnolia Tree a Tradition

Magnolia Tree a Tradition

There is a tall stately tree that can be found throughout the southeastern states, native in nature with a lustrous green leaf the southern magnolia is like no other tree.  This amazing tree can be found from the edge of deep woodlands to the back of the tall sand...

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Pruning Ornamental Grasses

Pruning Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grasses are a great addition to the landscape. Most are usually easy to establish, need little water and fertilization, provide different textures, and are generally low maintenance. The one main maintenance activity that is necessary for most of our north...

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