Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: The Perfect Gift for Gardeners New to Florida

By Ginny Stibolt, author of Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener The University Press of Florida is having a holiday sale, so if you are a Florida resident with neighbors who are new to the state or friends who are new to gardening, my newest gardening book may be the perfect gift. I wrote it with … Continue reading Adventures of a Transplanted Gardener: The Perfect Gift for Gardeners New to Florida

Growing Vegetables Is Good for You, Your Family, and the Earth

By Ginny Stibolt, coauthor of Organic Methods for Vegetable Gardening in Florida We are so fortunate here in Florida that with our mild winters, we can grow productive, edible crops on a year-round basis. Because of this and because of our wet and dry seasons, most general vegetable gardening books don't translate well to our … Continue reading Growing Vegetables Is Good for You, Your Family, and the Earth

Recipe: Succotash from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Need a last-minute recipe for Thanksgiving? Try succotash from our new cookbook, Norman Van Aken's Florida Kitchen! UPF publicist and rights manager Samantha Zaboski decided to try her hand at cooking this exciting dish. Here's why Samantha chose this recipe: I love recipes that include a variety of flavors, especially with vegetables and beans. I often can't … Continue reading Recipe: Succotash from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen