Daily Archives: June 13, 2023

The Start of a Marigold Flower Field Trial

    Marigolds are commonly used in decor as garlands, necklaces and wreaths during Hindu weddings or in Hispanic celebrations such as Day-of-the-Dead (Nov. 1st). Hi! I’m Karen Stauderman, a Commercial Horticulture Extension Agent for the University of Florida based out of Volusia County. Often in extension, we receive lots of questions on what to grow…

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Horticulture Happy Hour: Pomegranates and Grenadine

Florida is full of options for growing fruits at home and an often overlooked option is the pomegranate. Pomegranates are best adapted to a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot, dry summers. This does not match Florida exactly but they do have decent cold tolerance and some varieties can produce a good crop. However,…

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