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Plant tropical fruits & vegetables before it is too late!

Remember this hot and steamy part of the year is the best time for planting tropical fruits and vegetables. Once the cool weather sets in, it won’t be as optimal for planting them. If any of you need help with … Continue reading

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Ready-to-Grow Gardens lecturing at Flamingo Gardens this Saturday

This Saturday, August 18, 1-3pm Dylan Terry and Chris French of Ready-to-Grow Gardens will be giving the class Growing Food All Year in South Florida at Flamingo Gardens in Davie. The class will include a discussion of design, installation and … Continue reading

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Food Forest Packages Available, Ready-to-Grow!

“Food Forests” are food-producing systems that mimic the look and function of nature.  In many ways, they look like natural forests, with trees, vines, shrubs and groundcovers of varying shapes and sizes.  Like in natural forests, you find both annuals … Continue reading

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Mini Gardens are Growing Quickly…

For people that want to have a garden but do not have the space for a larger one, we recommend our Mini Gardens. These are ideal for people with balconies or renters.  It is amazing how much can grow in … Continue reading

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New Edible South Florida Issue is here!

  Check out the new issue of Edible South Florida by clicking here or on the cover.  Paper copies can be found at Whole Foods.  On page 15 of the online viewer I have a column on by experiences working … Continue reading

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Introducing Ready-to-Grow Mini Gardens

The Ready-to-Grow Gardens team is pleased to introduce our new line of Mini Garden Packages.  There are many that wish they could garden but do not have the space for a larger garden bed and need something that they can … Continue reading

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Consider an automatic irrigation system for your garden!

Although we wish people never left their gardens, the truth is we can’t always be there every morning to water. Typically lawn sprinklers either under or over-water garden beds. RTG is proud to announce that we now install automatic irrigation systems for edible gardens. … Continue reading

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Tomato Hornworm and parasites

In the photo, a tomato hornworm is covered with cocoons of pupating braconid wasps. The braconid wasp is considered a parasitoid of the hornworm because it causes the hornworm to die as it pupates. By the time the wasps undergo metamorphosis, all … Continue reading

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Interview on Miami NewTimes Short Order

Click here for an interview on Miami NewTimes food blog Short Order.  Special thanks to the reporter Anais Alexandre, who also included it on her local food/music blog The Jam Garden.

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Winter 2012 Issue of Edible South Florida

Click here to see the new issue of Edible South Florida, including my edible gardening column, and an article about rainwater harvesting by guest columnist Chris French, the most recent addition to the Ready-to-Grow Gardens team. See pages 14 and … Continue reading

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