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Check Home Products for Microplastics

Microplastics are pieces of plastic less than five millimeters long that are currently prevalent in our waterbodies, posing a threat to aquatic life. Taken from the EDIS document #SL435, Microplastics include plastic particles with an upper size limit of 5 mm or 1/5 of an inch (Figure 1; Wright et al. 2013). Microplastics include (1) …

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The Green Thumb – December 2016

Here’s our latest newsletter. See what we’ve been up to and what’s coming up! Read the latest Green Thumb by clicking here.

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The Green Thumb – November 2016

Here’s our latest newsletter. See what we’ve been up to and what’s coming up! Read the latest Green Thumb by clicking here.

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The Green Thumb – September 2016

Enjoy the latest Green Thumb! There is information on the next Master Gardener class, preparing your fall vegetable garden, fall lawn preparation, and the popular “What’s in My Garden” by Anne Tofield. Read the Green Thumb by clicking here!  

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The Green Thumb – August 2016

We hope you enjoy the latest edition of The Green Thumb! MG_ExtensionNewsletterAugust

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The Green Thumb – July 2016

Here is the latest edition of the UF/IFAS Leon County Horticulture Program’s monthly newsletter – MG_ExtensionNewsletterJuly. Stay Cool!

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Children in the Garden

Tallahassee Democrat September 25, 2013 By Amy von Chamier   This year I took my son with me to buy seeds for the garden. We had just begun to develop a plot in a sunnier area and we had high hopes for getting things to grow there. I asked Tristan, who is 8, what he …

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Solomon’s Seal

Tallahassee Democrat September 11, 2015 By: Kathy Kinsey       Solomon’s Seal. Photo by Kathy Kinsey.   Are you looking for a stunning plant for your garden? A plant that just can’t be beat? Though I am always looking for something new to add to my garden, I sometimes end up with a plant …

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Protect Your Beneficial Insects!

Tallahassee Democrat April 24, 2015 By: Taylor Vandiver     As an Extension Agent I receive numerous calls each year regarding insect problems. Homeowners and professionals alike would agree that pest problems could be among the most challenging aspects of gardening in Florida. There are millions of insect species in our world and more than 100,000 …

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Vegetable Gardening in Pots and Plots

For a short course on vegetable gardening in pots and plots, please click on the main title. Vegetable Gardening in Pots in Plots

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