Edibles

Row of lettuce in garden

You can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables even if you live in an urban area. Learn how to grow food right in your own backyard.

Vegetables

Vegetable gardening offers fresh air, sunshine, exercise, enjoyment, mental therapy, nutritious fresh vegetables, and economic savings, as well as many other benefits. Vegetables can be grown year-round in Florida if attention is paid to the appropriate planting dates.

Fruits

Many kinds of fruit can be grown successfully in the Florida home garden, including temperate fruits in the northern part of the state and tropical and subtropical fruits in the southern part of the state.