Tag Archive: Fall Color

Golden Fall in the Panhandle

Each fall, nature puts on a brilliant show of color throughout the United States. As the temperatures drop, autumn encourages the “leaf peepers” to hit the road in search of the red-, yellow- and orange-colored leaves of the northern deciduous trees. Here in the Florida Panhandle, fall color means wildflowers.  As one drives the roads …

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Want Fall Color? Plant These Trees !

  Florida has so much to offer!  It is home to the world’s most beautiful beaches. It has one of the largest agricultural economies nationwide.   But among all these things, Florida is lacking in one area that is very noticeable come fall:  all the beautiful red, yellow, and orange leaf colors that paint the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/11/17/want-fall-color-plant-these-trees/

Fall Color Without Harming the Habitat

As the trees begin to turn various shades of red, many people begin to inquire about the Popcorn trees.  While their autumn coloration is one of the reasons they were introduced to the Florida environment, it took years for us to realize what a menace Popcorn trees become.  Sapium sebiferum, the Chinese tallowtree or Popcorn …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2015/10/20/fall-color-without-harming-the-habitat/

Emerald Coast Home Show Includes Lawn & Landscape Seminars

The Emerald Coast Home Show, Health Fair and Business Expo will include lawn and landscape seminars and an information booth hosted by the Okaloosa County Master Gardeners. This event will take place September 13 and 14 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center, 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway in Fort Walton Beach. The horticulture seminars will be provided …

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Vegetable Crops for Fall Color

Color can make a landscape.  Color highlights features of the landscape and draws the eye as a focal point itself.  Spring color is dominated by lush new green growth, Summer brings on flowers of all kind, and fall brings the spectacular show of foliage. Fall and winter vegetable crops for the panhandle of Florida bring …

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Trees for Fall Color

Although Florida is not known for the brilliant fall color enjoyed by some of our northern neighbors, we do have a number of trees that provide some fall color for our North Florida landscapes.  Our native flowering dogwood consistently provides some change in color before dropping its leaves. You can expect a red to maroon …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2013/11/18/trees-for-fall-color/