summer vegetables

William "Bill" Doty

Fine tune your garden with the best of summer-growing vegetables

BACKYARD VEGETABLE gardening in Central Florida is more than just exercise; it’s an exercise in transition, with each month providing better conditions for growing some plants rather than others. Now that we’re in the heart of May, we can recommend okra, cowpeas, collard greens, mustard, cherry tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and eggplant as good summer vegetables …

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Tree and lawn care tips for May

Most backyard citrus trees suffer from starvation or scale. Don’t let it happen to yours! May is the time to feed and spray your citrus. In fact, May is the time to feed all your fruit and shade trees, as well as woody landscape plants. Utilize Ferti-lome’s Fruit, Citrus and Pecan Tree Food on these …

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