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   Jul 12

Project #3: Butterfly Reframe

These Simplify Your Summer projects are about creativity and discovery. On this project, I discovered that I DO NOT have nerves of steel. Repeat: DO NOT.  Steady hands? Fugghedaboutit! But, more on that later… For this project, I had some framed butterflies that I’d purchased at the flea market forever ago. Yes, they actually do […]

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   Mar 01

Wakulla Wildlife Festival

This event is sponsored by New Leaf Market. March 19 and 20. Guided tours, art, and living history of Wakulla Basin. For more information and to sign up for tours, visit http://www.wakullawildlifefestival.org/.

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   Jan 12

Goodwood Brown Bag Lunch Series: Attracting Bluebirds and Hummingbirds to Your Garden

From the Goodwood Museum website: Goodwood Museum and Gardens Jubilee Cottage Friday, February 4, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Free, No reservations required By Fred Dietrich Bluebirds were almost extinct in Tallahassee in the 1940ís when Fred Dietrichís family moved here for a teaching position at the newly co-ed Florida State University. But with recent […]

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   Mar 09

Spring Flower Show and Bazaar

Everyone is getting excited about the coming Flower Show! Lana Arnold is making it fun for everyone. Get your horticulture ready to exhibit or sign up with Marion Dunn to enter a floral design. Eleven Circles have reserved a space for the Garden Bazaar on the front lawn. Other gardening organizations are being invited to […]

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   Sep 16

The evils of deer

Does anyone have any  remidies for deer? They are eating my roses, thorns and all, down to the ground. They also eat the bird feed straight from the feeder. They lounge on my lillies.  I have tried everything from the “Deerproofing Your Garden” book, and I am out of ideas. Please help!! Thanks Heidi

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   Aug 25

Howard Rhodes – see our succeess at air rooting camellias

Hostess: 8:45 Breakfast at Laura’s/9:20 Carpool to Howard’s Join us to see the results of our air layering efforts at Howard Rhodes house. A light buffet breakfast will be served at Laura’s starting at 8:45 on Saturday, November 1. Then we will carpool to Howard’s house to collect our plants (hopefully).

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   Aug 18

INSECT OF THE WEEK

Anybody know what these things are? They are munching my azaleas like crazy. They came around last year about this time too and did the same thing. I sprayed them with soapy water yesterday, but that didn’t phase them. Today I knocked them off into a cup of water and after about 15 minutes they […]

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   Jun 25

Consider a bee garden

With all the buzz about creating butterfly gardens, it seems as though our other flying friends have been left out in the cold. As a result of wide-spread pesticide use, aggravated by a virus that attacks their immune system, populations of honey bees have been reduced by one-third over the past several years. Called “Colony […]

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