I’m not there yet, but soon I will be learning to grow veggies in Florida. I’m quite aware of the central Florida climate, as I lived there for over twenty years. I didn’t have much time to grow my own vegetables but I plan to do a lot of that once I move back.
I’m wondering how well certain things will grow, and if there is no point in even trying to grow crops that prefer it cool. I have a good, informative gardening book, but it doesn’t say too much about choosing crops for Florida.
So I searched for Florida vegetable gardening blogs. A well-written blog can be better than a book. Personal experience with local gardening can be extremely helpful. I’m coming across a lot of blogs that prefer to show off their tropical shrubbery and well-manicured landscapes and fancy backyards, but have little in the way of helpful information about choosing and growing vegetables.
I think there are a couple of reasons for this. Continue reading “Getting Ready to Grow Veggies in Florida”