The retail garden shop and the farm are now open on Sundays too! Now normal open hours are Wednesday through Saturday 9:05 to 5:08. Sunday 11:00 to 5:00. Closed Holidays: July 4th, Christmas (Dec. 25-Jan. 3), Thanksgiving Day, and Easter Sunday.
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This Week at the Farm: Container Gardening – Tomatoes, Peppers and More AND the Lone Star Kiwi

This Week at the Farm: Container Gardening – Tomatoes, Peppers and More and the Lone Star Kiwi It’s not too early to start planting tomatoes and peppers for the container gardener, as you will be able to protect the tender plants during any future cold snaps! We have several varieties available including the stunning Green […]

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Pakistan Mulberry

Mulberry – The First Fruit of Spring

Mulberry – The First Fruit of Spring “All around the mulberry bush, the monkey chased the weasel”. I don’t know where that monkey and weasel lived but here in Florida, mulberries are big trees. Fast growing, large shade trees, mulberry trees produce a fruit so delicious that a blackberry would weep in envy! Sweet, juicy, […]

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Bonide All Seasons Horticulture Oil

Monthly Orchard Calendar

Monthly Fruit Tree Orchard Calendar  for Zones 8 through 9: This monthly fruit tree orchard calendar  is meant to be a general guide to many of the common tasks one does to maintain a fruit orchard. Actual spray programs, fertilizing, and pruning times can vary, due to insects, diseases, and the growing conditions which occur […]

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Nero Fig Fruit

Easy to Grow Fruits

Easy to Grow Fruits If you’re new to gardening, and worried that your first effort to grow fruit will turn out to be a fruitless venture, the best place to begin is with easy to grow types of fruits. Easy to grow fruits are more forgiving of soil types, more disease resistant, and better able […]

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Planting a Tree Correctly

Planting A Tree Correctly

Planting A Tree Correctly Points to Remember: *Dig a hole 3 times wide but no deeper than the root ball of the tree *Amend the hole if your soil is poor or you are planting a tree that requires a richer soil. *Use the right amendment for the type of tree you are planting and […]

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Kiwi Panama

Kiwis Smooth or Fuzzy? You Decide!

Kiwis – Smooth or Fuzzy? You Decide! Decisions, decisions; to fuzz or not to fuzz that is the question. Well, frankly my dear, you can have them both! Originating in China, and by way of New Zealand, Kiwi came to the USA in 1904. However it wasn’t until the 1960-70’s that the fruit became popular. […]

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