Gardening

Leafy Larvae

  The Citrus Leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella) attacks all types of citrus trees anywhere in Florida. The adult is a small moth that lays eggs on the undersides of young, tender leaves. The eggs hatch and the larvae burrow into the…

Your August Garden Chores

Tim UR / shutterstock.com - Trim back perennials and annuals to encourage a fall flush of blooms. - Give your citrus trees a final application of fertilizer for the year. Use a formula developed specifically for citrus and follow the…

How to Prune Azaleas

Azaleas look their best if allowed to grow into their natural shape and should require little pruning, but all too often gardeners plant full-size varieties that grow to 8 to 10 feet tall in a location where a smaller variety would be more appropriate.…

Recycling April’s Showers

Rain barrels can save water and money, preserve water for irrigation and reduce stormwater runoff. Rainwater is often lost as it pours from downspouts to ditches, lakes and ponds. Water harvested from roofs can save about 1,300 gallons for irrigation…