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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Please save the dates for January 25, 26 and 27, 2013 for the Tampa Bay Times Home Show. Stan will be out at the Home Show to answer your questions and provide advice for the best Florida lawn or garden. Please always remember to bring your soil samples for testing or a specimen for analysis […]

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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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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.