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Sunday, Feb 01, 2015

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How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘I like to plant stuff I like to eat’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘I like to plant stuff I like to eat’

KIM DeGANCE/SOUTH TAMPA
Published: 01/25/15

Extension workshops teach water conservation, recycling

It’s that time of year when we begin our Triple Workshops at the UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County. We feature composting, water-wise (micro-irrigation) and rainwater harvesting classes.
Published: 01/25/15

TUL limits intake of vitamins, minerals

Q: What is a TUL of a vitamin or mineral? I was looking for information on how much I should be getting and kept coming across this TUL. But I have no idea what it means.
Published: 01/25/15
What’s Blooming in the  Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Kumquat
Published: 01/25/15
Collectors still flip for Hart’s penguins

Collectors still flip for Hart’s penguins

Carvings of birds, especially ducks and other wild species, are collected by those who consider the best examples to be art, while others are to be used as decoys when hunting. Although both types of decoys can be found at antiques auctions and shops...
Published: 01/25/15
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Friends of the Library Four Seasons Author Series
Published: 01/18/15
Tampa, Cedar Key grew along parallel lines in mid-1800s

Tampa, Cedar Key grew along parallel lines in mid-1800s

From 1850 to 1885, one city dominated the Gulf Coast of peninsular Florida. Practically anything, or anyone, coming through Florida via ship north of Key West and southeast of the Panhandle did so through the small but bustling port city of Cedar Ke...
Published: 01/18/15
A trip to Grenada is a feast for the senses

A trip to Grenada is a feast for the senses

The island of Grenada is a feast for all the senses. But one could easily argue it’s the sense of smell that is most useful here, even though the natural beauty of this southernmost windward island will take your breath away.
Published: 01/18/15
How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Gardeners love to share information’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘Gardeners love to share information’

TERESA HELLINGS/ODESSA
Published: 01/18/15
What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Coontie, Florida arrowroot, Florida zamia
Published: 01/18/15