Tag Archive: Blueberries

The Green Thumb – June 2016

Here is the latest edition of the UF/IFAS – Leon County Horticulture Program’s monthly newsletter – MG_ExtensionNewsletter-jUNE2  

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Stewards of the Pollinators

Tallahassee Democrat August 28, 2015 By Amy von Chamier Gulf Fritillary on Echinacea. Photo by Ash von Chamier We have all heard by now that the honey bees are in trouble. Apis mellifera, the honey bee makes a great “poster child” species; there is a lot of data being collected about them, but they are …

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Blueberries are Easy to Grow

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat May 29, 2015 By Brandy Cowley-Gilbert Of all the fruits we can grow here in the southeast, blueberries are probably the easiest to get started. Native to our area, blueberries are dependable fruiters and long lived plants. They fruit early in their lives, so provide a quick return on …

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