Vegetables – Episode Two, Season One

In episode two, Stan will give you tips on growing vegetables at home – simple solutions for getting more out of your home garden. Stan also visits the Community Garden Project in St. Petersburg.

Flowers – Episode Three, Season One

In this episode Stan will introduce you to flowers that thrive in the Florida climate. Stan will show you how to care for your flowering plants so that you can bring exciting color to your own backyard.

Trees – Episode Four, Season One

This week Stan is on a mission to explore Florida trees. He will explain the proper way to care for them which includes how to have them properly trimmed and maintained. He visits with Jon Wilbur of Pinellas Tree Service to get some expert advice on when a job is too big for a homeowner, […]

Kids on Gardening – Episode Five, Season One

Stan visits Corr Elementary School to see the kids making bird houses and planting trees. Stan excites the kids at Our Savior Lutheran School as he tastes some dirt to determine the pH.

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Also known as “Mr. Greenthumb”, Stan DeFreitas has experience as a urban horticulturist working for the Pinellas County Extension Service and has taught horticulture at the St. Petersburg College. “Mr. Greenthumb” has spread gardening know-how on radio, tv and newspaper columns in both the Clearwater Sun and the Tampa Tribune.