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American Black Nightshade (Solanum americanum), English, Gardening, Horticulture, Northern Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus)

The Benefits of American Black Nightshade (Solanum americanum Mill.) for Bobwhite Quail in Florida and the Southeast

American Black Nightshade (Solanum americanum Mill.) is an often overlooked but vital plant species that plays a significant role in the habitat and diet of the endangered Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus). This article delves into the importance of American Black Nightshade for Bobwhite Quail across Florida and the southeastern United […]

Butterfly Farming, English, Gardening, Horticulture, Shelter Plants

The Marsh Rabbit: Enhancing Backyard Habitats for Wildlife and Beauty

In the diverse ecosystems of the U.S. Southeast, the marsh rabbit (Sylvilagus palustris) serves as an integral species, particularly within forests and marshes. Known for its preference for wet environments, the marsh rabbit thrives in areas where thick vegetation provides necessary cover and food sources. For Floridians, especially those with […]

Gardening, Horticulture, Olive

Germinating Olive Seeds

Germinating Olea europaea, commonly known as the olive tree, can be a challenging process due to the hard outer shell of the seed, which inhibits water absorption and gas exchange. However, with the right approach, you can increase your success rate. Here’s a very consistent and effective method for germinating […]