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August 8 : Sneak some zucchini on your neighbor’s porch day!

Can you believe it is that time of year already to sneak some zucchini on your neighbor’s porch! Honestly, it is a day to celebrate. And celebrate we should! It is the lucky neighbor who profits from the gardeners abundant harvest. Nonetheless, what can one do with all that zucchini? The late, Julia Child bestows …

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Put Some Thought into Tree Placement

It’s really tempting to buy a tree and plant it in the middle of your lawn or directly in front of your picture window, but instead take some time to choose the best spot first. Several considerations such as maintenance and mature size should be taken into account before the site is selected. Mowing close …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/04/08/put-some-thought-into-tree-placement/

Some Things are Too Important to Say Nothing: Talking with Your Children about Money

Bindaas Madhavi. (2011) Listen to Your Kids. Most parents would not allow their child to play in the street or to touch a hot stove because parents understand that these actions have consequences and the consequences are serious. If you don’t talk with your child about money and allow them to observe you exhibiting positive …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/30/some-things-are-too-important-to-say-nothing-talking-with-your-children-about-money/

Halloween is Over, But Retailers Still Have Some Tricks Up Their Sleeves

It won’t be long before you start to smell “holiday scents” and hear “holiday music” almost everywhere you go. These holiday smells and sounds are a marketing tactic. According to research conducted by Spangenberg, Gorhmann, and Sprott, when Christmas music is played in conjunction with an ambient Christmas scent being released, consumers have more favorable …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/21/halloween-is-over-but-retailers-still-have-some-tricks-up-their-sleeves/

Some Corn is off to a Slow Start

You can see variability across the field. Lingering cool springtime temperatures have been a pleasure for farmers and fieldworkers, but some local corn fields have not fared as well. Below are a few photos from an irrigated field in the western panhandle which had as much attention a corn field could get. The producer based …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/24/some-corn-is-off-to-a-slow-start/

Some Vegetables Can’t Take The Heat But Others Thrive During ‘Hot Times’

Robert Trawick County Agent – Horticulture Jackson County rob.trawick@ufl.edu   When it comes to vegetable gardening in Northern Florida, gardeners should take advantage of our year-round growing season. Yes, even in the torrid depths of summer there are delicious, heat-tolerant vegetables you can plant now to keep your garden productive. Popular vegetables such as tomatoes, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/16/some-vegetables-cant-take-the-heat-but-others-thrive-during-hot-times/