While visiting the Florida Flower trials in Orlando we enjoyed the many gardens at the Extension office: Formal, vegetable, pollinator, wet/rain, dry, and native.
While at the Flower Trials we had time to wander throughout the 40+ acre gardens.
Four busloads of people spent a day looking “beyond the beaches” in Collier County on Wednesday, March 19. After American Farms we went to Oakes Farms, an organic vegetable and fish producer, Lipman Company, the largest tomato packing plant in Immokalee, Silver Strand citrus groves and the farmers market.
Four air-conditioned busses gathered at Collier County Extension office on Wednesday, March 20th. They filled with vacationers and home owners eager to learn about what’s growing “Beyond the Beaches”. Once a year the extension office promotes agriculture/horticulture to the public and invites them on a day-long tour of nurseries, tomato fields, packing houses to see the size…