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So Many Mangoes, So Little Time

September 19, 2016

If it’s summer in southwest Florida, you’ll hear a lot of residents ask, “When will this heat end?”, “When will it stop raining?” and “What do I do with all these mangoes?” While many of us year-round Floridians are enduring the heat and humidity, the mango trees are thriving and producing fruits. After more than 100 years of cross-breeding, resulting in nume..

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It’s Almost Mango Season Here at the Edison Ford – Are You Ready?

May 16, 2012

Todd Roy, Edison Ford Horticulturist & Garden Shoppe Manager As I strolled through the garden Saturday I came across the first..

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Once Upon a Calabash

May 3, 2023

By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist Old-time television aficionados may remember the tagline “Goodnight Mrs. Calabash,..

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Choosing the Right Tree

July 9, 2009

by Debbie Hughes, Estates Horticulturist Everyone needs a tree in their yard to provide some shade, and our summer rainy season i..

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