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Earthworm Biology
... at night for commercial fish-bait sale. Although very popular with fishermen, they are not commonly raised on a commercial basis because they reproduce slowly and require special production and ... These are particularly adaptable to commercial production and are one of the two types most commonly grown by successful worm farmers. Red worms. These are basically another type of manure worm, differing ...
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Bromeliads
... genera Guzmania, Tillandsia and Vriesea are the more commonly cultivated members of this subfamily. Bromelioideae, the third subfamily, has the most bromeliad genera grown as garden and interior plants. It encompasses ... rosettes 2 feet or more across. There is a smaller species, Ananas nanus, that is commonly grown as an interior plant. It has arching, 12 to 15-inch grayish-green leaves surrounding ...
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Florida Coonties and Atala Butterflies
... plants were a dominant form of plant life during the Dinosaur era. Other introduced cycads commonly grown in Florida are the Cardboard Palm/Mexican Zamia (Zamia furfuraceae), and the Sago "Palms," King ... pinelands, but because of intensive collection for starch production and landscape use, it is not commonly seen in the wild. It is on the Florida Commercially Exploited Plant list, which prohibits ...
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Organic Vegetable Gardening
... usually organic, which is placed on the soil surface around the plants. Organic materials most commonly used for mulching are leaves, grass clippings, pine straw, sawdust, and wood shavings. Synthetic ... in organic gardening supplies. SELLING ORGANIC VEGETABLES Anyone wishing to sell vegetables that are grown by organic methods must be certified by the Florida certification program under the auspices ...
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Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide
... air, sunshine, exercise, enjoyment, mental therapy, nutritious fresh vegetables, and economic savings. Gardens may be grown year-round in Florida, but spring is the preferred season. Statewide there are over 1 ... applied, commercial fertilizer is usually needed for Florida gardens. Gardeners find it convenient to use commonly available fertilizer grades such as 8-8-8 or 15-15-15. Be sure to ...
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Weed Management in Home Lawns
... is effective in certain areas, such as flowerbeds, footpaths, or nurseries, where turf is not grown. Materials used in such a manner include straw, sawdust, hay, wood chips, and plastic film ... weeds, especially perennials, are controlled with just one of these materials. Therefore, these materials are commonly found in three-way herbicide mixtures such as Trimec®, Ortho's Weed-B-Gon®, and ...
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Deciduous Fruit for North Florida
... Apple (Malus domestica), pear (Pyrus spp.), quince (Cydonia oblonga), and the native haw (Crataegus spp.), commonly called mayhaw, are examples of pome fruits. Most apple, pear, and quince cultivars are not ... Florida. See Table 3 for characteristics of peach and nectarine cultivars grown in North Florida, and Table 4 for those grown in Central and Northcentral Florida. Table 5 gives information on ...
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Dooryard Fruit Varieties
... commonly occur in central and north Florida. Bananas are killed to the ground by frost. Avocados are seriously damaged by cold weather, but there are cold hardy avocados which can be grown ... hardy and should be restricted to south Florida, except 'Meyer' lemon. 7Many varieties can be grown, such as 'Lisbon', 'Bearss', 'Eureka', 'Ponderosa', 'Villafranca', 'Meyer' etc. Table 3. Table 3. Varieties of ...
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Building a Floating Hydroponic Garden
... home use, and best of all, hydroponic systems avoid pest problems commonly associated with the soil. This simple guide will show you ... shapes in a loose media, purchased from garden suppliers, or grown in compressed peet pellets. Place young starter transplants directly into the ... the warm season in Florida. Figure 6. Healthy lettuce being grown in a standard 4x8 ft floating garden. Not all crops ...
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Pruning and Training Deciduous Fruit Trees for the Dooryard
... relatively simple, produces a strong tree framework and is well suited for dooryard apple trees grown in Florida. Figure 4. If possible, plant 1-year-old unbranched trees which are about ... is the method of choice for most stone fruit trees grown in the southeastern United States. Peaches, nectarines, plums and apricots are commonly trained to this system. Open-center trees usually contain ...
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