Tag Archive: lettuce

Extending the Season for Leafy Greens

Are you interested in growing lettuce and other leafy greens?  Are you looking for tips on extending the growing season for your leafy green crop?  If so, then check out this very informative instructional video by Washington County Horticulture Agent Matthew Orwat. Author: Matt Lollar – mlollar@ufl.edu Matt Lollar is the Santa Rosa County Commercial …

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Hydroponic Bucket Garden

Leaf lettuce growing in a floating hydroponic system.

Christmas is just around the corner and what better gift could you give other than the gift that keeps on giving…a hydroponic bucket garden!  Floating hydroponic gardens are easy to build with supplies found at just about any home and garden center.  A simple garden can be constructed with a 5-Gallon bucket, polystyrene foam board …

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My Fall Vegetable Garden

Fall is fast approaching, and that means my favorite season for gardening has arrived! September is the month we get to start all of our fall favorites. For me, this means starting lettuce, kale, broccoli, and collards by seed in flats indoors. I use full-spectrum fluorescent bulbs, which mimics natural sunlight. In a couple of …

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Time to Start a Fall Garden

As the days get shorter and temperatures decrease, it is time install your cool season vegetable garden. Many vegetables can be grown in Florida, but it is important to understand what the climatic requirements are for each crop to have the most success. To get the most of your garden space know the recommended months …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2015/09/03/free-fall-gardening-workshop-in-panama-city/

Build Your Own Floating Hydroponic Garden

Building a floating hydroponic garden as a fall project could be rewarding and delicious. In the fall, lettuce, cabbage and greens are ideal for floating hydroponic gardens. Watch a video by UF / IFAS Extension Agents to learn how to construct your own floating hydroponic garden by clicking on the picture below.   The publication, Building a Floating …

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