Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida

Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Agent for Okaloosa County, offers lawn and garden advice specific to Northwest Florida.

689-5850 or 729-1400, Ext. 5850

  1. Consider container gardening for splash of color

    by , 05-03-2011 at 09:47 AM (Lawn & Garden Advice for Northwest Florida)
    Consider using a container of annuals to add color where itís not practical or possible to bring in the tiller and create a flowerbed. Or what about that area under the tree where grass doesnít want to grow and where it would be difficult to till without damaging the treeís roots and the tiller? Turn a bare spot into a splash of color with an appropriately placed container of annuals.

    Be sure to select plants based on the exposure. Some annuals will quickly bake from full sun exposure ...