Tuesday, January 18, 2011

January Garden Sightings

In Central Florida gardens, you can plant these shrubs and flowers with colorful blooms in your backyard.

  • Annuals:  alyssum, baby's breath, calibrochoa, calendula, cleome, carnation, cyclamen, delphinium, dianthus, dusty miller, foxglove, gaillardia, geranium, godetia, hollyhocks, Iceland poppy, johhny-jump-ups, lobelia, nasturtium, ornamental cabbage and kale, pansy, petunias, Shasta daisy, statice, stock, sweet pea, and viola.
  • Bulbs: African iris, Asiatic lilies, amaryllis, blood lilies, crinum, day lilies, Louisiana iris, society garlic, spider lilies, rain lilies, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths.
  • Herbs: Anise, bay laurel, cardamom, chives, coriander, fennel, garlic (bloomin too!) ginger, lavender, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, sweet marjoram, thyme, and watercress.
  • Shrubs: 'Fashion' azaleas, camellias, roses, and serissa.
  • Vines:  Caroline jessamine
  • Colorful foliage:  Persian shield, poinsettia
  • Vegetables: Asparagus, beets, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collards, endive, horseradish, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustard, onion sets, peas, potatoes, radicchio, radishes, roquette, rutabagas, spinach, Swiss chard, and turnips.
The UF/IFAS Lake County Extension Office in Tavares will be offering a Vegetable Workshop on Saturday, February 5th, from 9:30am to 12:00pm. To register and for more information, please call 352-343-4101.

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