Category Archives: Florida Gardening

Seminole Pumpkins

This is my second year of growing Seminole Pumpkins and they are one of my favorite crops.  They are actually a cross between a pumpkin and squash and are fairly small in size, around 3lbs.The vines grow like weeds and … Continue reading

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Ginger – 2/5/16

I dug up the ginger I had planted in my self watering grow buckets this past summer.  It is not as much as I have harvested in the square containters but, still a good haul. I re-planted several small pieces … Continue reading

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East Coast Central Florida Garden Update 4-20-15

We have had some nice rain lately and my garden is loving it.  It has also been very hot this month so will see if my cucumbers and green beans survive. Here are some pictures along with a beautiful dragonfly … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming in My Garden (3-29-15) – Eastern Central Florida

I can’t believe my Golden Dorsett apple tree is blooming again.  It bloomed at the beginning of February and its now March 29. This is my second bunch of bananas that have come out this spring.  This is the first … Continue reading

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Sustainable Gardening – What is it?

What is sustainable gardening? This is the dictionary definition of sustainable. Capable of being supported or upheld, as by having its weight borne from below. Pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual … Continue reading

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Florida Garden Update 3/13/15

I have been working hard the past few weeks trying to get my hay conditioned, seeds planted, garden clean-up and raspberry trellis in. Phew, I just get tired thinking of all I had to do.  The hay bales usually get … Continue reading

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Vistor in my Garden – Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

My back has been out for 2 days now and it was windy and rainy this morning so when I got a chance to walk in my garden it was a welcome change. To my surprise I found this little … Continue reading

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Florida Garden – 1/15/15

The past couple of weeks I have been trying to update my garden for the spring.  Being sick for a month in November has made it hard catching up on things that need to be done.  Chores have been laying … Continue reading

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