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Beloved crape myrtle in nurseries now susceptible to bacterial leaf spot, researchers say. Posted by on Jul 31, 2014
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Beloved crape myrtle in nurseries now susceptible to bacterial leaf spot, researchers say.

Jul 31, 14 Beloved crape myrtle in nurseries now susceptible to bacterial leaf spot, researchers say.

Posted by in Gardening, Land Care

Writer: Mickie Anderson, mickiea@ufl.edu, 352-273-3566 • Source: Mathews Paret, paret@ufl.edu, 850-875-7154 • Source: Gary Knox, gwknox@ufl.edu, 850-875-7162  GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s enough to send gardeners into conniptions. Crape myrtle, a tree adored for its bright flowers that scream summer, care-free maintenance and...

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Once established, wildflowers add to landscape, feed beneficial pollinators.

Jul 31, 14 Once established, wildflowers add to landscape, feed beneficial pollinators.

Posted by in Gardening, Land Care, Scientific Studies

By Frank M. Watson • UGA Cooperative Extension. Whether you plant wildflowers in huge swaths along roadsides or in tiny pocket gardens in the backyard, the vibrant colors and rich mixtures these hardy plants bring are sure to please any flower-lover’s eye and attract beneficial pollinating insects. But don’t let the word wild...

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Orange-fleshed Honeydew: Ripe for Beta-carotene Analysis.

Jul 31, 14 Orange-fleshed Honeydew: Ripe for Beta-carotene Analysis.

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By Rosalie Marion Bliss. Orange-fleshed honeydew melon is a cross between cantaloupe and green-fleshed honeydew. Orange-fleshed honeydew melon is sweeter and stores longer than the typical cantaloupe. To learn more about the melons, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plant physiologist Gene Lester and his colleagues measured the...

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Capt. Ric’s Reel Simple Fishing Report.

Jul 31, 14 Capt. Ric’s Reel Simple Fishing Report.

Posted by in Celebration

This months report comes on the heels of a 10 day family vacation that took me and my gang thru a loop of the New England states. We started and finished in Boston with a 7 state tour in between. With clients scattered all over that area of the country it was not hard to find interesting things to check out. The one thing that is...

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