Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mt. Dora Plant Sale

Coming up on the 3rd and 4th of November is the annual Mt. Dora Plant Sale, which I’ve been going to for many years.  There are lots of plants and garden accessories available.  I recommend you try to attend.  Details … Continue reading

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Caterpillars seem to be eating everything now.  Although they will form a pupae and later emerge as a butterfly or moth, if you want to eliminate them, then I suggest you apply liquid Sevin, preferably early in the morning or … Continue reading

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Oak Galls

Many of you have reported finding small gall-like structures on some of your oak leaves.  What to do…spraying with a pesticide won’t help as this problem occurred several months ago as new leaves developed.  At that time a small fly-like … Continue reading

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Lawn Care Issues

Have you noticed any light green yellowing areas in your lawn?  If so, this usually indicated a need for fertilizer, especially one containing iron.  Apply a slow (controlled) release fertilizer and water in following application. Soil insects are still with … Continue reading

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Fall – Winter Garden Activities

If you have a vegetable garden, time to plant cool season crops such as beets, broccoli, cabbage, onions, greens, etc.  Plus strawberries. If not already done, it’s also time to plant cool season flowers such as alyssum, begonias, celosia, petunias, … Continue reading

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