Ask Mr. Greenthumb Sizzle Reel

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

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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Event Calendar

June 2017

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.

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On this upcoming show I will jump into this unique profession so as to help the consumer gain a better understanding of the type of pests that indoor pest control operators routinely deal with. If you need their services feel free to call them at 1-888-FLA-BUGS or goto their website at to schedule a home inspection today.

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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.