The sky is blue, and the sun is hot in Niceville as we gear up for Memorial Day weekend. It looks to be glorious weather; just perfect for the beginning of the summer season.
John Sims Parkway will soon be packed with tourists heading over the bridge. Next year we may have fewer tourists in our little town than President Obama supporters. In the spring of 2014, the new bypass will be open linking State Road 85 directly to the Mid-Bay Bridge. When that happens, most motorists
Q. I’ve attempted to grow zucchini and crookneck squash but the plants grow fine, begin to produce fruit, then the blossoms and fruit wither. Can you offer a solution to this problem?
A. First, be very careful with fertilization. If the plants get too much nitrogen, they’ll produce a lot of leafy green growth at the expense of fruit production.
Secondly, squash plants produce separate male and female flowers. In most cases there will be around seven male flowers for every
Growing a lawn in North Florida can be frustrating. With time, most people discover this. Our climate, sandy soils and pest problems are unique compared to most areas of the United States. You don’t have to play a guessing game in maintaining a Florida lawn.
I will discuss “Lawn Care in Northwest Florida” for the May 7th First Tuesday Series program at the Crestview Public Library. I will focus on best management practices to help make growing a Florida lawn less frustrating.
Do you have some drab, troublesome or hard-to-grow areas where you could use some color in your landscape? Try container-grown annual flowers.
There are areas in most landscapes where it is not practical or possible to bring in the tiller and create a flowerbed. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have color in those areas. A little imagination, a decorative container and appropriate plants can turn a bare spot into a splash of color.
Consider using a container
We are looking forward to the exciting new year. We have beefed up our inventory for this year and our expecting to participate in a lot of events in Niceville this year. You can see our four newest products by visiting http://www.fun4allinflatables.info/new-products. Please browse around the website too see a lot of other new products that we have. This page is reserved for just the newest products. Remember that we do everything from backyard birthday parties, large community events, festivals,