Author: Amanda Gorney

What to plant in November in Florida

Inspired by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ infographic “Edibles to Plant in November,” we decided to highlight everything on the list that starts from seed and is growing in November. The edibles listed below are zoned statewide. The Southern Region takes the lead again for this month. Those of you in the Northern Region: Pay close attention to peas; and (sorry) if you’re in either the Northern or Central regions, the beans, corn, cucumbers and squash sections don’t apply to you. Edibles to plant from seeds this month Beans: Bush, Lima and Pole (Southern Zone only)...

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Florida Fall Fun: Corn Mazes, Harvest Festivals, & Pumpkin Patches, Oh My!

Who’s looking for some good ole Florida Fall Fun!?!  This is without a doubt the most exciting time of the year throughout the Sunshine State, as we start welcoming the cooler weather (allegedly), we find more ways to celebrate the great outdoors.  From welcoming back our seasonal farmer’s markets, to corn mazes, harvest festivals, pumpkin patches and family traditions, Fall allows us all to pay tribute to our growers and experience outdoor adventures often forgotten during the heat scorching summer months. We hope you take full advantage this season, and even put together a list of great ways to...

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What to plant in October in Florida

Inspired by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ info-graphic “Edibles to Plant in October,” we decided to highlight everything on the list that starts from seed and is growing in October. The edibles listed below are zoned statewide. The Southern region takes a full lead with seeding this month. Northern and Central regions: Sorry, but bean, corn, cucumber, peas and squash sections are not for you this month! Edibles to plant from seeds this month   Beans: Bush, Lima and Pole (Southern Zone only) Bush: These mature early and do not need staking. Don’t over-fertilize, as too much nitrogen limits...

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What to plant in September in Florida

Inspired by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ infographic “Edibles to Plant in September,” we decided to highlight everything on the list that starts from seed and is growing in September. The edibles listed below are zoned statewide. If you’re in the Southern region, pay close attention to the radish section — sorry, but not for you this month.  The Northern region isn’t seeding cucumbers this month, and if you live in the Northern or Central Region, you need to refrain from planting okra or peas. Edibles to plant from seeds this month Beans: Bush, Lima and...

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Fairs and Festivals in September around Florida

The month of September marks the official countdown for the cooler, crisper weather that Fall brings.  Fall marks our favorite time of the year to get outside, explore the great outdoors, start a garden, and get back to harvesting fresh.  Looking for something to new to try?  Great news, because we have some amazing restaurant deals to help get you excited about dining out!  From North-side to South-side, East Coast to West Coast, no matter where you are in Florida there’s something to interest anyone within the month of September. What are your favorite fairs and festivals in September?...

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