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Heuchera are native to the U.S. and an award-winning perennial plant

Feb 01, 17 Heuchera are native to the U.S. and an award-winning perennial plant

Posted by in Featured Stories, Gardening

By Norman Winter I was hiking around Blue Ridge, Georgia, not long ago and came across a few terrific-looking heuchera, or coral bells, which I had only seen previously for sale in garden centers. All heuchera species are native to the United States, including this Heuchera villosa, which is native to the Southeast from Arkansas to...

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Officials to Release Sterile Flies in Homestead in Precautionary Move

Feb 01, 17 Officials to Release Sterile Flies in Homestead in Precautionary Move

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Contact the Office of Communications: (850) 617-7737 • Communications@FreshFromFlorida.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Following the announcement that a stray dog found in Homestead, Fla. was positive for New World screwworm, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced...

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Sting Operation Leads to Charges Against Owner of Monroe County Moving Company

Feb 01, 17 Sting Operation Leads to Charges Against Owner of Monroe County Moving Company

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Contact the Office of Communications: (850) 617-7737 Communications@FreshFromFlorida.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, law enforcement officers with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services completed an undercover sting operation on JP’s Local Moving of Monroe County and charged one individual, John Gibson...

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Irula tribesmen and detector dogs help UF/IFAS and FWC remove pythons in Florida

Media contacts: FWC: Carli Segelson, 772-215-9459, Carli.Segelson@MyFWC.com UF: Beverly James beverlymjames@ufl.edu, 352-273-3566 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are working together on unique...

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