Monthly Archive: May 2013

Basic Steps for Beginning Gardeners

  Basic Steps for Beginning Gardeners Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat Photo by Penny Gilmer, Master Gardener: pink, purple and white larkspur. Friday, May 24, 2013 By Linda H. Yates “You need to do something about your yard.”  The young career woman had just purchased and moved into the first home of her own.  …

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Pollinator Conservation in the Garden

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat                                                                                 Photo by Donna Legare Photo 1, Green Sweat Bee on Purple Cone Flower Photo 2 Native Bee on Purple Cone Flower  May 24, 2013, Release for Tallahassee Democrat  By Donna Legare   Imagine a world without bees and other pollinators. Without cross pollination, there would be no apples, oranges, …

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UF/Leon County Extension Office Spring Open House

  Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat     May 10, 2013, Release for Tallahassee Democrat                                                                                          Photos by Penny Gilmer, Master Gardener Photo 1, Master Gardener Glenn Mayne at his booth. Photo 2, Master Gardeners Jana Walling & Lana Arnold working with a visitor.   By Stan Rosenthal   If you are looking for something …

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Over the Hedge

    Guest Article for the Tallahassee emocrat                                                                                  Photo by Pam Sawyer: sweet viburnum  For Friday, May 3, 2013 release   By Pam Sawyer    It’s May and I’ve been thinking about hedges.  Pretty soon it will be too hot to plant, so if you need one, now is the time.  Fall is probably the best time, …

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