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Well it have been about 6 weeks since I planted my sweet potatoes in my grow box and look at them go! Can't wait to see what is growing! Wont be long now! ... See MoreSee Less

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Disappointed in Mark this morning on his radio program. Suggesting to a caller to pick off and kill the monarch caterpillars from the callers milkweed. Mark even suggested was insecticide to use. Would be better if he told the caller that is the purpose to have milkweed is for our Monarchs which have been on the decline. Listening to Mark's show every Sunday morning has been a ritual since the days of Gill. I may be changing that ritual. Not pleased. ... See MoreSee Less

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USF Botanical Gardens Summer Plant Festival

June 24, 2017, 10:00am - June 25, 2017, 3:00pm

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This is a follow up post to my article about growing sweet potatoes. By placing a mature sweet potato in a glass of water and waiting for a period of time, "slips" are produced (See attached Photos." These slips are then removed from the sweet potato and placed into a small glass of water to facilitate root initiation. In about a week, small roots are formed See Photos. Separate the slips and make sure not to injure the new roots. Plant the slips in the garden using a prepared garden soil. You can read my full article by requesting a copy from mark@abc-pestcontrol.com or waiting for the full article to be posted here. ... See MoreSee Less

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