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Urban gardening

Urban gardening

“Part of the game is predicting the weather,” said Dr. Robert Randel of his vast urban garden located near Oriole Beach. This year, as you might guess, the above-average heat meant pepper plants galore. Randel had many different varieties covering the multiple beds he has crafted all around his property. It’s also delayed his planting […]

Gardening for spring

Gardening for spring

With the last chance of frost behind us, it’s time to begin that beautiful home garden you’ve always dreamed about. In exchange for a small monetary investment and some elbow grease, you can have amazingly fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit. Even for those who have little or no experience, growing your own garden can be […]

Spring Fling a big hit

Spring Fling a big hit

The Navarre Garden Club held its annual Spring Fling April 11 at the Days Inn Navarre Conference Center. In addition to a plant sale and plenty of vendor booths outside, more than 200 people attended the luncheon to sample delicious food from Navarre area restaurants. Spring Fling is the Garden Club’s primary fundraiser each year. […]

Navarre Garden Club hosts free tree giveaway

Navarre Garden Club hosts free tree giveaway

Local residents lined up at Baptist Medical Park Navarre Saturday morning for a free tree giveaway. Members of the Navarre Garden Club were there distributing nearly 5,200 free trees of five varieties including red maple, silver maple, green ash, yellow poplar and live oak. Jo Parnell of the Navarre Garden Club said that the club […]