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"Six Steps to Successful Summer Planting," by the Whistling Gardener

Now that the summer weather has arrived, it never fails that someone will ask me: “Can I still plant now, or should I wait until the fall?” For the record, as a landscape contractor in the Sacramento valley where it was routinely 85 to 105 degrees, I planted all summer long and never lost a single plant.

Now that the summer weather has arrived, it never fails that someone will ask me: “Can I still plant now, or should I wait until the fall?” 

For the record, as a landscape contractor in the Sacramento valley where it was routinely 85 to 105 degrees, I planted all summer long and never lost a single plant. 

Left Coast / Right Coast: Lots of senior citizens live in South Florida

I’ve written before about some of the differences between the East Coast and our “left” coast. Today I thought I’d write about the southeastern U.S., South Florida specifically.   Florida has by far a higher number of "seniors" both measured by percentage of population as well as the total number residing there.

I’ve written before about some of the differences between the East Coast and our “left” coast. Today I thought I’d write about the southeastern U.S., South Florida specifically. 

Florida has by far a higher number of "seniors" both measured by percentage of population as well as the total number residing there.

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