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Gardening

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Invite The Birds Back Into Your Yard

Invite The Birds Back Into Your Yard

The Florida Audubon Society estimates that the populations of our birds have declined by more than 80 percent in the last 50 years.

January 2009
Florida's Hot, Trees Are Cool

Florida's Hot, Trees Are Cool

This title is also the title for a poster contest that the Sebastian Tree Advisory Board conducted for elementary students this past year in honor of national Arbor Day. The contest was judged by art students at Sebastian River High School and prizes were donated by local merchants.

September 2001
The Flowers of Summer

The Flowers of Summer

It's that time of year when high season is becoming low as the temperature and humidity are moving in the other direction. And, once again, those of us who are year-rounders much concentrate on the positive aspects of summer in Florida.

June 2001
An Ounce of Prevention

An Ounce of Prevention

As I put this column to bed, it is early December and we have been having unusually cool weather as the wind has been steadily out of the north, which brings to mind one of the worst fears of Florida gardeners. Freeze.

January 2001
Realize the Dream of Gorgeous Garden Planters

Realize the Dream of Gorgeous Garden Planters

Imagine a pristine white cottage with a clay pot of bright crimson geraniums sitting at the base of a newel post.

November 2000
The Glory Days of Florida Gardening

The Glory Days of Florida Gardening

September in Florida might be likened to late winter in the North.

September 2000
Your Summer Garden

Your Summer Garden

The month of May in Vero Beach might well be considered the beginning of summer, especially from the gardener’s perspective.

June 2000