Growing the Herb with a Peppery Taste

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom fills you in about the qualities of the under appreciated herb with a peppery taste.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Savory is an under-appreciated herb. It has a wonderful peppery taste without being too spicy. The plant looks like a cross between rosemary and thyme, and it’s the ultimate lure for bees, attracting them instantly …


Get Rid of Grasshoppers the Organic Way

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has a few interesting tips about getting rid of grasshoppers in your garden the organic way. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Grasshoppers can be a gardening nightmare. Fortunately, there are natural ways to deter them, or reduce their numbers considerably.  These insects do not discriminate, grasshoppers will eat almost anything in your yard and garden. …


Meetings on Algae, Citrus and Water Management Ring Alarms for Florida Agriculture

Dan Editorial, Environment, Florida, Lake Okeechobee, Sticky, Water

Three meetings this week in three different areas of the state brought more discussion that should wake up producers and others in agriculture who have remained mostly silent for decades. As the state’s population continues to swell by a 1,000 new residents each day, Florida’s population will likely exceed 22-million next year. As the nation’s third most populous state, there’s …

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Beginning Gardener Vegetable Garden Layouts

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom tells you about some brilliant vegetable garden layout ideas for beginning gardener. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Growing vegetables at home can be done if you’ve never done it before, if you don’t have a traditional garden bed and you’re short on space.  The best space-saving gardens can be done with raised garden beds, vertical …


Tips for Growing Cauliflower at Home

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom has a few great tips for growing cauliflower at home. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Cauliflower is the most versatile member of the brassica family.  Like broccoli, cauliflower’s edible part is the flower bud.  Rows of compact heads – either white or in eye-catching oranges and purples — is a magnificent sight in any garden. …