|October 2, 2012||Posted by Guest under Agriculture, Farms, Horticulture, Produce|
The City of Apopka lauches the grand opening of Apopka Foliage & Fresh Market on October 6, from 8am-1pm, at Kit Land Nelson Park, 10 North Forest Drive, Apopka FL 32704. Long & Scott Farms will offer the largest Community Supported Agriculture program in Central Florida at the market with 100 shares. The farm and […] continue reading
|June 18, 2012||Posted by Melissa under Agriculture, Farms, Gardening, Horticulture, Uncategorized|
Returning for the fourth time to participate in “Fresh From Florida” Weekend at the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival, Ecoturf Sod is a commercial producer of Ecoturf perennial peanut. Perennial peanut is a beautiful groundcover. Ecoturf is drought-tolerant and slow growing. These characteristics mean less watering and less mowing! As it grows, small yellow flowers bloom, creating a […] continue reading
|June 15, 2012||Posted by Marisol under Gardening, Horticulture|
Florida supplies foliage, tropical plants, indoor and outdoor plants to garden centers and nurseries all over Canada. No wonder Apopka is considered the “Foliage Capital of the World”. Our horticulture growers in Apopka and Homestead produce quality liners and pre-finished plant materials that are often sent by air or ground to meet the plant demand […] continue reading
|May 16, 2012||Posted by Melissa under Events, Gardening, Horticulture|
The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival is a treat for those who love flowers, gardens and landscaping trends. We are proud to participate in this event every year, and this year we were joined by 16 “Fresh From Florida” members. We’ll be spotlighting each of those in the next few months, so keep on […] continue reading
|May 4, 2012||Posted by Kechia under Events, Horticulture|
Join Kechia Dean, Melissa Hunt and Fresh from Florida members, Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6 at the Epcot Flower and Garden Show, Orlando, FL. The festival center opens daily from 10 am to 5 pm and features seminars and presentations. HGTV, the home and garden decorating channel sponsors the festival and will present […] continue reading
|November 2, 2011||Posted by Melissa under Agriculture, Events, Farms, Horticulture, News, Produce, Recipes|
Farm-City Week is a national celebration of the important role agriculture plays in the United States. It is always the week before Thanksgiving, although local organizations can plan their events whenever they choose. A number of events are happening throughout Florida. Here are some highlights: continue reading
|August 8, 2011||Posted by Melissa under Agriculture, Horticulture, Produce|
While I’ve been using my herbs quite a bit (just made herb garlic butter last night for some delicious bread), I’m still waiting for the day when I harvest tomatoes. Last night I noticed a small tomato growing and then this morning, it had grown quite a bit alongside another, small tomato! This is the […] continue reading
While I’ve been using my herbs quite a bit (just made herb garlic butter last night for some delicious bread), I’m still waiting for the day when I harvest tomatoes. Last night I noticed a small tomato growing and then this morning, it had grown quite a bit alongside another, small tomato!
This is the Sweet 100 (the cherry tomato) but I also noticed a small fruit on the Black Prince. I’m very excited about seeing these fruits grow on the plants and being able to taste them. As you may be able to see, the leaf miners are enjoying the leaves, but they shouldn’t damage the quality of the fruit.