Monthly Archives: September 2012

Shadow Benny

You could easily walk past this prickly weed, and not think twice about it. Overgrown and spiny, it hardly looks like something you would grow on purpose. But it should be. Shadow Benny is a wild growing Caribbean plant that … Continue reading

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The Awesome Sauce

This stuff is so good. Use it as a marinade, a basting sauce, a BBQ sauce, or a dip for fried food. Also try it with cream cheese or even in a baked brie. So delicious and fresh. If you … Continue reading

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Kale

Whenever a first time gardener asks my advice on what they should plant, I always say kale. Everyone should have some kale. Kale is amazingly easy to grow, especially in Florida. It thrives in the spring and fall and grows … Continue reading

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Malabar Spinach

I am a lazy gardener. There are few things I love more than a  plant that can take off and grow all by itself. Malabar spinach is one of those plants. It is fast growing, heat tolerant, pest resistant, and … Continue reading

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Roselle

The Roselle plant, also known as Cranberry Hibiscus, is fantastic addition to any Florida garden or landscape. It is beautiful and unusual to look at, making it both a striking ornamental and a delicious vegetable. Growing Roselle couldn’t be easier. … Continue reading

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