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Tropical South

June, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Summer Fires and Weeds

Summer is in full swing and, luckily, the rains have been reliable over many parts of South Florida. However, lightning storms are still causing fires, igniting drought-stressed brown foliage and adjacent new green shoots. We're experiencing one of the...
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Betrock's Allergenic Plants of Florida Betrock's Allergenic Plants of Florida by Derek Burch and Irv Betrock (Hortworld, 2001; $10) is...

Favorite or New Plant

Samoan Sunshine Tree Samoan sunshine tree ( Erythrina variegata 'Orientalis') is a bright addition to the landscape...
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Regional Reminders

  • Continue Planting
  • Controlling Poinsettia Weeds
  • Weeding Vines
  • Remove Citrus Suckers
  • Solarize Soil

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