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Secondary Edibles

One of the bigest advantages to being a gardener, is that you get to try more food. When you shop for food, you are limited to what is available for you to buy. When you grow, what you eat is … 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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Triple Berry Pie

I interrupt the regularly scheduled gardening post to bring you pie. You can garden all year. The berries are ripe now. You will need: 2 Cups Blueberries 2 Cups Blackberries or Black Mullberries 2 1/2 Cups Red Rasberries or Strawberries … Continue reading

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Companionship

We all have those people in our life. The ones who makes the day better when they are in it. When they are around the jokes are funnier, the work goes faster, and everything is a little bit brighter. Transversely, … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Your Roots

As many of you are pulling your old summer plants out to make room for your new fall plants, now is a really good time to talk about plant roots and what you can learn from them. As you remove … Continue reading

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Thinking Backwards

Laying out a garden bed is a lot like cooking a turkey dinner. If you start cooking everything at once, the mashed potatoes will be cold before the turkey even gets started. To be a successful cook you plan things … Continue reading

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What to Plant?

As fall quickly approaches, many of us who garden in Florida are beginning to think about what to plant. Fall is the prime garden season here and the limitations as to what we can plant are, at least for this … Continue reading

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