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Tropical South

August, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Summer Weather Patterns

Today it is raining and it sounds great. July was very dry on the east coast of Florida after a very wet June. I was away on vacation for 2 weeks and returned to brown lawns and wilted plants. A fresh rain removes the dust and grime off the plants and...
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Local Buzz

WJNA radio show We have completed our 7th "Plant Talk" show on WJNA, and it has been well received. I'm still not...

Favorite or New Plant

'Tem' Floss Silk Tree This beautiful floss silk tree variety ( Chorisia speciosa 'Tem') has a greatly extended bloom...
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Regional Reminders

  • Beware Rampant Vines
  • Watch for Mealybugs
  • Plant Palmetto St. Augustine
  • Deter Mosquitoes
  • Prune and Cleanup

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