Monthly Archive: November 2015

Plants That Can Poison Your Pets

Tallahassee Democrat November 13, 2015 Photo by  Mike Fagan One January I was out in my garden and noticed our young golden retrievers chomping down on camellia blossoms. Hey, it was better than eating the wallboard.  One by one they picked off blossoms until there were no flowers on the bush from three feet down.  …

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The David W. Marshall IFAS Extension Office Demonstration Garden

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat November 6, 2015 By: Lana Arnold “…that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” is the often quoted Shakespearean line.  The “rose “ with a new name is the demonstration garden at the UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Office, located off Paul Russell Road …

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American Basswood – A Great Addition to Tallahassee’s Urban Forest

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat November 6, 2015 Release for Tallahassee Democrat American Basswood, Tom Jackson Photo Credits Here in north Florida, we are blessed with a great diversity of native trees.  This region supports one of the highest numbers of species in the country so it seems strange that only a relative handful …

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