Tropical South

January, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

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Florida Gets Cold

The winter weather really has a tight grip on Florida. I've been here for 20 years and I don't remember such an extended period of cold. The last major freeze we had in south Florida was in 1989, so I guess we're due. I remember snow flurries in Miami...
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Resources

Books

Big Trees: The Florida Register Big Trees: The Florida Register , by Daniel Ward and Robert Ing (Florida Native Plant Society,...

Favorite or New Plant

Begonia Odorata 'Alba' The white Begonia odorata 'Alba' is one of the best begonias for Florida growing conditions....
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Regional Reminders

  • Watering as Frost Prevention
  • Check Water for Salt
  • Repairing Freeze Damage
  • Prune Roses
  • Spray Nematodes

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