Florida Gardening Books
Nectar Plants. South Florida
IFAS Table 11 lists species common in south Florida which are also
butterfly nectar plants; by Joe Schaefer, Ph.D., associate professor,
Craig N. Huegel, former assistant extension scientist, Pinellas
Country, and Frank J. Mazzotti, Ph.D., assistant professor, Wildlife
Ecology and Conservation department, University of Florida, Everglades
REC, Belle Glade; published December 1990, reviewed January 1999.
Protection of Ornamental Plants
Department of Environmental Horticulture Fact Sheet by Dewayne L.
Ingram and Thomas H. Yeager outlining steps for protecting Florida
plants from injury by cold; June 1990.
Fact Sheet by Celine Burns, 1995.
Environmental Horticulture Circular by R. J. Black and T. H. Yeager.
How to pronounce, train and maintain espaliers, published May 1985
and May 1993.
Energy Extension Service Circular by R.J. Black, July 1993. General
climate of Florida.
Extension Plant Disease Clinic Network
Document by G.W. Simone and
R.E. Cullen, Publication date: December 1993. Revised: August 1997.Reviewed,
March 1998. "The primary role of the FEPDC is to determine
if the plant problem dysfunction involves an infectious causal agent,
e.g. fungus, bacterium or virus." How to submit samples for
diagnosis (15.00/sample to Florida residents).
4-H Horticulture Manual: Rules and Glossary
A study guide by K. C. Ruppert, J. G.
Williamson, R. J. Black, and J. M. Stephens for Florida 4H members
interested in horticulture; published March 1992.
Images from Digital
Your Own Bedding Plants for the Florida Landscape
Document by Robert J. Black, Extension Consumer
Horticulturist; Department of Environmental Horticulture, Cooperative
Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences,
University of Florida, Gainesville; published 1995, reviewed 1997.
Handbook for Florida, Revised Edition
Handbook originally published in 1965 by the Florida Department
of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Florida Federation
of Garden Clubs, Inc. printed in a new version with their permission.
Features a new introduction, and editorial changes in the text by
Suzanne McCullough and Kathleen C. Ruppert. The original text was
by Nancy A. Knox and Ethel McSwiney. Basic botany of roots, stems,
leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds; First
published 1965. Revised June 1997. Reviewed January 1999.
and Liming -- A Florida Perspective
By Gerald Kidder, professor, Soil and Water Science Department,
Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University
of Florida, Gainesville; First published March 1989, reviewed
Nutrients and Fertilizers for the Non-farmer
Fact Sheet by Gerald Kidder, professor, Soil and Water Science Department,
Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville; First published: January
1990. Revised: March 1996 and
Plant Water Relationships
Extension Circular by Dorota Z. Haman and Forrest T. Izuno to promote
wise use of irrigation systems for water conservation; January 1993.
and Plant Nutrition
Extension Department Soil and Water Science Fact Sheet by Jimmy
J. Street and Gerald Kidder. Macronutrients, micronutrients, and
1989. Revised June 1997.
of Decorative Greens
Description of various foliages used by the floral industry, pictures,
handling tips; by the Florida
Fern Growers Association.
of the Southern U.S.
TAMU Publication designed to aid identification of 120 of the more
common weeds in the southern United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,
Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma,
South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia). Large images and