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Archive for October, 2009


   Oct 28

Building A Greenhouse

We had a great time at the Extension Office Open House on Saturday, including watching this demonstration on building a small greenhouse. Many beautiful plants are in bloom, and we came away with some great gardening ideas. For more information, go to the Leon County Extension Office.

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   Oct 22

Happy Halloween!

I looooove Halloween! Can you tell? Here are some pics from my front yard decoration and instructions on some of the projects I made for it. Giant (and Small) Garbage Bag Spider Supplies Black Garbage Bags 16 Gauge Wire (something finer for the small spider) Wire Cutters Duct Tape Electrical Tape For the small spider, […]

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   Oct 22

Random CNN Composting Article

CNN.com posted a sort of random article on composting. It’s got a lot of helpful info if you’re just getting started. Link

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   Oct 01

NFREC: Plantaholic Preview Party

Wednesday, October 21st Plantaholic Preview Party 6 to 9 p.m. North Florida Research and Edcucation Center, Quincy, FL Gardening Friends of the Big Bend is pleased to announce our third Plantaholic Preview Party. This evening fund-raiser includes party food and drinks with a crowd of plant enthusiasts bidding on silent and live auction items. Pre-priced […]

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   Oct 01

NFREC: Agave/Succulent Workshop

Saturday, October 3, 2009 Agave/Succulent Workshop 8:30 – 12:00 NFREC, Quincy Many people rightly think of agave, yucca, and succulents as tough plants associated with environments like deserts and dunes. What they may not realize is that these plants and others like them adapt well to home and commercial landscapes where they thrive in harsh […]

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   Oct 01

Goodwood: Fall Plant Sale

Saturday, October 10th Fall Plant Sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Virginia McKee Greenhouse at Goodwood Rain or Shine The Fall Plant Sale features hundreds of heirloom perennials, shrubs, lilies and ferns at unbeatable prices. Varieties include Butterfly Ginger, Coneflower, Turk’s Cap, Hardy Hibiscus, Oakleaf Hydrangea, Phillippine Lily, Blue-eyed Grass, Salvias, and many […]

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   Oct 01

Goodwood: First Friday Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

Friday, October 2nd First Friday Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series “The Fall Vegetable Garden” By Herman Holly and Louise Divine 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in Jubilee Cottage at Goodwood Free of Charge, No Reservations Required Attendees may bring their lunch if desired Herman Holley and Louise Divine are stewards of the land and creators of […]

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   Oct 01

2nd Annual North Florida/South Georgia Farm Tours

Via the New Leaf Market website: Don’t miss your chance to experience the most exciting farm tour in our area. Thirty-three farms are opening their doors and inviting you to come see local farms in action. Each farm is offering something special for little, or no charge. Families can enjoy tours that include barnyard animals, […]

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   Oct 01

October Fieldtrip: Leon Co. Extension Office

Join us at the fall open house of the Leon County Extension Office. We will coordinate car pooling and lunch afterwards. Garden tours, door prize drawings, invasive plant exhibition, butterfly gardening, and more! Leon Co. Extension Office 615 Paul Russell Road

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