Why This Nursery Doesn’t Recommend Citrus or Avocado Trees

Recently Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture, Adam Putnam, distributed a story that had been reported on a Tampa-area television station. It quoted some fairly astonishing statistics regarding citrus production in Florida: The most recent growing season yielded 104 million boxes of … Continue reading

Diseases of Citrus and Avocado Trees

As just about everyone knows, southern Florida’s climate permits homeowners to grow a vast and impressive array of fruit trees.  But the lower end of the peninsula is also a sitting duck for the introduction of diseases and detrimental insects.  Lamentably, … Continue reading

Dangerous African Snail Invading Miami, Florida: Update.

The Dept of Agriculture just shared this item with local growers and we thought you should be aware of it too: Since their initial discovery in September 2011 by the Florida Department of Agriculture, state officials have now captured a … Continue reading