Monthly Archive: September 2013

Climate Change Affects What We Grow

Tallahassee Democrat September 20, 2013 By: Deborah Lawson     In January 2012 the United States Department of Agriculture released new plant hardiness zones for the United States.  Plant hardiness zones are based on the average annual lowest winter temperatures, which have shifted to the north and northwest over the past 20 years.  After release …

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“Leaflets of three, LET IT BE!”

Tallahassee Democrat September 13, 2013 By: Taylor Vandiver As summer comes to a close and the cooler weather of fall is ushered in, you may find yourself longing to move your activities outdoors and commune with nature. However, as you are reveling in the lower humidity while hiking, camping, biking, gardening, etc. remember that there …

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