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April garden calendar for Central Florida

April 1, 2014
April is the month when temperatures really start to heat up in Central Florida. This is also well before the typical start of our rainy season, so keep an eye on your plants and irrigate when they show signs of...

Avoid these common pet poisons

March 22, 2014
No pet owner deliberately sets out to harm their pet, especially by exposing them to any potential poison. Many people, however, don’t realize how hazardous some common items around the house are to pets. The ASPCA lists the...

Chicago electricity bills to increase by May

March 11, 2014
Were you one of those people that signed up for the great Chicago based electricity supplier – Integrys Energy Services at the beginning of 2013? Well guess that big savings has just gone out the window, as the City...

Leu Gardens plant sale, March 2014

March 11, 2014
Flower and garden enthusiasts from all over Central Florida will attend the Leu GardensPlant Sale this weekend. Over 50 vendors are scheduled to set up their wares on the grounds of these historic gardens, and thousands of gardeners...

March garden calendar for Central Florida

February 27, 2014
March is a top gardening month in Central Florida, and it's time to get outside and plant something. This month typically consists of warmer days and not much rainfall. Be sure to irrigate when new plants start to...

Get rid of garden pesticides safely

February 14, 2014
Get rid of garden pesticides and other hazardous chemicals safelyIt’s fast approaching spring and time for Fort Worth area gardeners to check our household and gardening chemicals containers for expiration dates (if we use them instead of organics...

February garden calendar for Central Florida

January 30, 2014
February is a transition month in Central Florida landscapes and gardens. We often have rapidly fluctuating temperatures from one day to the next. Early in the month you can still install transplants of cool-season annuals like alyssum, geranium, calendulas...

Eco-Nomic Living Expo Saturday February 1, 2014

January 29, 2014
The Eco-Nomic Living Expo is a morning full of workshops and informational sessions related to food, gardening and personal well-being. There will be 12 different sessions to choose from, plus an opening and closing speaker. At the end...

January garden calendar for Central Florida

December 31, 2013
January is typically the coldest month of the year, but there is plenty to do in Central Florida gardens. Although our winters have been less severe recently, there's always a chance for freezing weather to sneak up on...

Boktoberfest at Bok Tower Gardens

October 15, 2013
Bok Tower Gardens is holding its fifth annual Boktoberfest this Saturday, October 19, 2013. The event features a plant sale, a wide variety of entertainment and free admission to the gardens.For kids and families, there will be a petting...