Monthly Archive: December 2013

Tallahassee Vegetable Planting in January

   Tallahassee Democrat January 3, 2014 By Glenn Mayne Winter Vegetable Garden, Photo by Trevor Hylton Living in Tallahassee, it is possible to grow three crops in each calendar year.  Generally, one can plant cold-hardy crops in January-February, follow that up with a general planting of cold-tender crops in March and April, and then put …

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Winter Hummingbirds

Tallahassee Democrat December 27, 2013 By Jody Walthall Photo by Fred Bassett: Banding a Calliope Hummingbird Every January Fred Bassett or Fred Dietrich, licensed bird banders and volunteers for the Hummer/Bird Study Group (HBSG), speaks at Native Nurseries. They begin their talks by telling us that only one species of hummingbird – the Ruby-throated – …

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Winterizing Garden Tools

Tallahassee Democrat December 20, 2013 By: Taylor Vandiver Photo by: Taylor Vandiver Due to a lack of snow, Florida’s winter landscape chores are relatively uncomplicated. However, that doesn’t mean they’re unimportant. As the growing season comes to a close and gardeners mow, snip and spade for the final time, it’s time to consider proper cleaning …

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Management of Rare Plants on Your Property

Tallahassee Democrat December 13, 2013 Photo by Mark Tancig, Sandhill Ecosystem at Woodville Community Park     By Mark Tancig           Leon County is a unique place, not only because we are the location of several universities and the Capital, but because of the interesting and rare plants and animals that …

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