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Organic Gardening Supplies Brandon FL

Local resource for organic gardening supplies in Brandon. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to eco-friendly gardening supplies, as well as advice and content on why you should pick up gardening as a hobby and how you can garden in your own backyard while staying environmentally friendly.

Ace Hardware Of Bloomingdale
(813) 681-1223
865 E. Bloomingdale Ave
Brandon, FL
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Fabric / Upholstery, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Hardware Stores, Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Gorilla Lawn Care
(813) 482-4845
211 E 131st Ave
Tampa, FL

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Tmi Landscape Materials
(813) 363-2536
13511 Balm Riverview Rd.
Riverview, FL
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Hardware Stores, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Gardenscapes Design, Inc.
(813) 626-3270
9508 E Martin Luther King Jr.Blvd
Tampa, FL
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Landscaping Services, Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Broke & Poor Surplus
(813) 752-3378
2670 Hwy 92 East
Plant City, FL

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Bay Gardens
(813) 681-6101
9107 Taylor Road
Seffner, FL
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Greenhouse Growers, Plants

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Florida Playground & Steel, Inc
(813) 247-2812
4701 South 50th Street
Tampa, FL
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Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Crossroads Ace Hardware
(813) 236-1885
13364 Lincoln Rd.
Riverview, FL

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Cypress Creek Landscape Supply
(813) 933-7944
12734 North Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Mulch, Rubber Mulch

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Playnation Of Tampa
(813) 888-6622
7246 North Dale Mabry
Tampa, FL

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Burpee Promotes Kids' Gardening

by Maureen @ 8:44 am

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W. Atlee Burpee & Co. is encouraging younger and novice gardeners to grow their own (fruits and veggies of course) with its children’s gardening publications, the Burpee Home Gardens® I Can Grow Guide .

The guide offers ideas for teachers, youth group leaders and volunteers on how to cultivate a successful youth garden program. This resource is in addition to the Burpee Home Gardens Garden Fresh gardening guide that covers virtually every aspect of how to start and maintain a home garden for beginners.

Home gardening promotes growing and consuming local produce – an endeavor that fosters not only a healthy diet – but also helps the planet by reducing the shipment of produce from other regions. Gardening also enhances self esteem, good work habits and a stronger bond with nature, and what one eats – all good stuff. Needless to say, it’s also a great way to get kids away from the tv and computer — and into the world outside.

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How Green Is Your Garden?

by Maureen @ 11:44 pm

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Here we are in mid-April, and the weather in the NYC area for the past few days has been sunny but cool. Taxes have been prepared (phew) and it’s time to hit the yard and do some spring cleaning of the outdoor kind. As backbreaking as it can be, there’s still something very rewarding about raking, weeding, digging into the earth and tilling the garden for summer’s bounty. Just be prepared to break out the arnica and tiger’s balm . I dug up some good resources to help lay the groundwork for an eco friendly-based landscape.

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Natural Pest Control & Green Gardening

by Maureen @ 9:47 am

grow_bugs.jpgBug Alert. How do you know the good from the bad?

In addition to our post earlier this year, natural pest control , here are a few handy resources to debunk the bug myths and facts, whether in the garden or in your home.

buglogical.com – fight bad bugs with good bugs

eartheasy.com – discover the good creatures and the bad, and how to control or eliminate the bad with non-toxic, homemade remedies.

dive in and get the good stuff, but compare prices — extremelygreen.com or greenfeet.com or cleanairgardening.com or homeharvest.com

doug green’s gardening site – up-close and personal green gardening tips; with a free, gardening newsletter.

organic pest control – do’s and don’t's

the invisible gardener – a bit sales-y, but an authority on natural pest and ant control, and organic gardening.

It’s time to enjoy the delights of our summer gardens, and live pest- and toxic-free!

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Local Events

ASA-CSSA-SSSA - 2017 International Annual Meeting - American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America
Dates: 10/22/2017 – 10/25/2017
Location:
Tampa
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