Monthly Archives: November 2012

Free Gardening Classes at Debary Hall

Sometime ago, I reported about new gardening classes that I would be teaching at Debary Hall, Debary, FL.  Well, I’ve started them and encourage you to attend.  This Thursday, starting at 1 p.m., I’ll be discussing azalea and camellia culture … Continue reading

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Winter Lawns

Lately I’ve received several requests from homeowners for information on overseeding their lawns with winter rye grass seed.  My reply to these individuals was why?  Because we have warm season turf varieties, as the weather turns cooler, our lawns (except … Continue reading

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Fertilizing and Pruning

As I write this blog (the 13th of November), I encourage you to postpone any additional fertilizer applications to your landscape.  Most plants, including your lawn don’t need it and you’ve wasted fertilizer, plus if you just pruned back any … Continue reading

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Soil Tests

Now that our weather has begun to turn cooler and our garden activities begin to slow down, this would be an ideal time to have your soil tested, especially if you either haven’t done it or if it was done … Continue reading

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