East Coast Home Show: August 19 & 20 2017

Come on out on August 19, & 20 . 2017.  Yours truly will be giving talks Saturday and Sunday.   Please come out and support local businesses.    Bring your soil samples as I will be doing free pH testing.  If you would like more information please visit: https://www.tampahomeshow.com/

Talks on Saturday and Sunday are TBD.

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Ask Mr. Greenthumb Sizzle Reel 2017

A New Gardening Show dedicated not just for Florida but the entire country, check your local PBS listing this Spring 2018.
For Potential Sponsors Please download this Ask Mr. Greenthumb TV Series Media Proposal Kit

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Growing Bonsai’s

Everybody calls it “Bons Eye” but it’s actually pronounced “Bone’s Eye” These plants are trying to be miniaturize trees. It doesn’t matter if it’s an elm or a pine, you are going to keep them a small plant. This often involves root pruning and trimming of branches in order to keep a tree like appearance.

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The Christmas season is upon us, and this is a plant that has all kind of historical and biblical implications. What most people may not know is that despite being that crown that the Romans put atop Jesus’s head it also has beautiful flowers.

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They get their name from the fact that you can gently squeeze the sides of the intricately shaped flower and see the jaws of a dragon head snap closed.

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About

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.