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Time to plant cool weather veggies in South Florida

We are finally ready for fall planting now that the weather has started to cool slightly and most hard rains have ended!  In the coming months we are able to grow the best salad greens, tomatoes and much more, right … Continue reading

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Our South Florida food forest season, in review (before and after shots)

It has been a busy summer for Ready-to-Grow Gardens.  As we became less busy planting raised beds for annual veggies and herbs we became more busy planting “food forests”, gardens that focus more on fruit trees, nitrogen fixers, and perennial … Continue reading

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Great deals on bananas and papayas, planted or not planted

We are currently overstocked with banana papaya plants and are trying to make more space in our nursery for growing cool weather vegetables and herbs.  We can work out GREAT deals on these and want to give them good homes. … Continue reading

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Enjoy the cool weather while it is here!

There is a window of cool weather left for more planting and lots of harvesting of cool weather vegetables and herbs in Miami and South Florida area.  Enjoy it while we have it, because soon the focus of people gardening … Continue reading

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Garden to Table: As local as food gets

Though the “garden to table” concept isn’t new, it is one recently introduced to the arena of South Florida restaurants.  If managed properly, a restaurant having its own garden on-site can have many positive benefits, including: The freshest produce possible.  … Continue reading

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Ready for Fall Planting?

The cooler weather is just around the corner.  Pretty soon, starting mid to late September it will be time for fall planting of cool weather crops.  Remember to check on the condition of your soil and add compost and/or organic … Continue reading

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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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Planning, installing and maintaining your edible garden

Planning an edible garden: Many gardeners jump right into gardening without a clear plan for their garden.  This can be ok for some, and beginner’s luck is a phenomenon that exists in certain gardening situations, but by and large it … Continue reading

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New Edible South Florida Issue is out!

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 16 of the online viewer one can find my column, “Edible Garden Q & … Continue reading

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