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A New Gardening Show dedicated not just for Florida but the entire country, check your local PBS listing this Spring 2017.
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Tampa Bay Times Home Show Jan 29, 30, 31, 2016

Come on out on January 29, 30, 31. 2016.  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.

Talks on Saturday and Sunday are at 1pm.

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The incredible edible Ficus

6/13/2015
Many people are familiar with the edible Ficus.  They may not realize that this family predominates in the indoor arena.  This family is one that has a number of species of the Ficus family.  Many of these plants are used as indoor houseplants.  The edible fig is somewhat interesting in that its flower is a […]

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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, […]

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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.

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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.