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Grilling season, Central Florida corn season blend together well

CENTRAL FLORIDA CORN is in season. That’s great news for folks who make toothpicks.

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April is the time to prepare for summer growth in your lawn and garden

IT’S MID-APRIL, and for our Florida lawns, the preparations for summer growth are a little different this month.

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A healthy lawn means a happy homeowner

DESPITE THE WARM weather we had over the holidays, just after the New Year we had our first cold snap. That means along with some of the normal gardening routine

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Research that goes beyond the lab for citrus, avocados, and bell peppers

How biotechnology, drones, and plant breeding are advancing agriculture TECHNOLOGY has the ability to change the world, and it will likely be needed to protect it too. It’s a sentiment

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Deck the lawn and garden with these tips

THE HOLIDAYS have started, and for most of us that means longer “to-do” lists. Does your list include tending to your lawn and garden? If so, we offer help with

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Recipe Spotlight: Cooking with herbs to dress up any plate

FRESH IS BIG in the world of food. And food doesn’t get much fresher than herbs you pick from your own window box or patio garden.

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State of emergency due to Oriental fruit fly

Florida Department of Agriculture works to eradicate pest in Miami-Dade AN AGRICULTURAL STATE of emergency is in effect now in Florida because of Oriental fruit fly infestation, and Commissioner of

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Recipe Spotlight: What to cook up with your fresh catch

THERE’S SOMETHING fishy in the state of Florida. And it’s all over the place. Just about any spot wet enough to wade in has some sort of fish. All you

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September officially kicks off the ‘fall’ season

FOOTBALL ISN’T the only thing that kicks off in September; so does our fall gardening season. Now is a time to think differently about your garden and landscape’s health.

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Recipe Spotlight: What’s cooking this fall from your local farmers’ market

IT’S TOO darn hot ! That’s a given in Central Florida. But we still have to eat. And there are a few folks who brave the heat to bring us