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End of the Growing Season in South Florida

June 21st, 2013 3 Comments

End of the Season The growing season in Florida is from October through the end of June. That is enough time for planting some things twice and is plenty of time for the tomatoes, okra and poblanos to provide a substantial amount of produce. However, when it hits 90 + degrees and the sun is […]

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Rain Ruining the Garden

June 1st, 2013 2 Comments

Too Much of a Good Thing May was a wet month with 15.6 inches of rain… most of it coming in the last 10 days. It is still raining and is supposed to continue for another week. The pool and my fountain have run over repeatedly, and my garden is way too wet. Holes for […]

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Peppers and Phytophthora Root Rot

May 17th, 2012 4 Comments

In early March, my newly planted peppers began wilting overnight. After doing some research, it sounded like they were suffering from too much water. The plants were relatively young, and the rain in south Florida would not let up. My solution was to construct a box with much better drainage. I replaced the peppers and […]

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