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Everglades tomatoes will produce through out the entirety of South Florida's hot, wet summer when most other varieties fail.

Everglades tomatoes will produce through out the entirety of South Florida's hot, wet summer when most other varieties fail.

Wild ‘Everglades’ tomato is ideal for South Florida gardens - Home & Garden - MiamiHerald.com

Wild ‘Everglades’ tomato is ideal for South Florida gardens - Home & Garden - MiamiHerald.com

I LOVE this idea for tomatos, in fact I've seen several farms that sell the produce they raise, growing their toms this way.

I LOVE this idea for tomatos, in fact I've seen several farms that sell the produce they raise, growing their toms this way.

My first try at Everglades tomatoes was a success! At least 20 more little green bundles on the bush #gardening #garden #DIY #home #flowers #roses #nature #landscaping #horticulture

My first try at Everglades tomatoes was a success! At least 20 more little green bundles on the bush #gardening #garden #DIY #home #flowers #roses #nature #landscaping #horticulture

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden expert discusses the 'Everglades' tomato.

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden expert discusses the 'Everglades' tomato.

South Florida Gardening 101: Vegetables to Plant in September

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

What the rain gardens, swale (ditch really), and berm do in my yard is to collect the excess rain water that would typically run off, holding it on my property until it has time to soak in slowly.  The key here is the word ‘slowly’.  With typical rains (and snow thaws) only a certain amount of water will penetrate into the subsoil while it is raining. Create a way to hold it on the landscape for awhile and you can store much greater quantities of

What the rain gardens, swale (ditch really), and berm do in my yard is to collect the excess rain water that would typically run off, holding it on my property until it has time to soak in slowly. The key here is the word ‘slowly’. With typical rains (and snow thaws) only a certain amount of water will penetrate into the subsoil while it is raining. Create a way to hold it on the landscape for awhile and you can store much greater quantities of

Growing your own Papayas from seed is as easy as dropping the seeds in the ground and watching them grow.  This tree is only 18 month old and is fully loaded with fruit! How easy is that!? I think if you live in South Florida it should be illegal not to grow them :)

Growing your own Papayas from seed is as easy as dropping the seeds in the ground and watching them grow. This tree is only 18 month old and is fully loaded with fruit! How easy is that!? I think if you live in South Florida it should be illegal not to grow them :)

Yacon - a perennial tuber from south America which looks like a potato, grows like a Jerusalem artichoke, and tastes a bit like a pear

How to grow and cook yacon

Yacon - a perennial tuber from south America which looks like a potato, grows like a Jerusalem artichoke, and tastes a bit like a pear

Here is a fun activity for kids who want to see and understand how rice is grown and produced. For this they don’t have to own an agricultural land and tile it or take a formal training in farming.…

How to Grow Rice at Home

Here is a fun activity for kids who want to see and understand how rice is grown and produced. For this they don’t have to own an agricultural land and tile it or take a formal training in farming.…

Everglades Tomatoes- video how tomato went out the border

Everglades Tomatoes- video how tomato went out the border

Propagation of Eggplant Plants

Propagation of Eggplant Plants

Slice or dice your eggplant before brushing it with oil and cooking over direct heat. Peeling the skin is up to you. Depending on how thick your slices or cubes are, it could take your eggplant anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes to reach the right tenderness.

American Beauty-Berry Jelly~ makes a wonderful jelly! Berries are also good for a natural dye. Rub the leaves together in your hands and rub the oils from the leaves on your skin to keep away mosquitoes! Works for about 20 mins then repeat. The bush makes a great hedge and dies back in the winter. Grows wild all over the South.

American Beauty-Berry Jelly~ makes a wonderful jelly! Berries are also good for a natural dye. Rub the leaves together in your hands and rub the oils from the leaves on your skin to keep away mosquitoes! Works for about 20 mins then repeat. The bush makes a great hedge and dies back in the winter. Grows wild all over the South.