Wildflowers, What’s Blooming Series: Carnivorous Plants

waterlily flower and leaves

While most plants get eaten by bugs, these plants do the eating!  In this issue of Wildflowers: What’s Blooming, we explore native carnivorous plants of Florida.  These special plants obtain their nutrients from trapping and consuming animals (typically… Read More

Wildflowers, What’s Blooming Series: Plants with Animal Names

waterlily flower and leaves

Named by Ponce de Leon in 1513, La Florida means “Land of Flowers” — and indeed it is!  Florida has more than 3,600 native and naturalized flowering species. Wildflowers are plants that grow in their natural state with… Read More

Wildflowers, What’s Blooming Series: From Common to Rare

waterlily flower and leaves

Named by Ponce de Leon in 1513, La Florida means “Land of Flowers” — and indeed it is! Florida has more than 3,600 native and naturalized flowering species. Wildflowers are plants that grow in their natural state with… Read More

Pollinator & Landscape Classes

orange flowers in landscape

The following classes will be offered during March at the Baker County Extension Office:  Gardening for Pollinators & Landscaping for Success March 22        Gardening for Pollinators, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Baker County Extension Office. Learn which plants… Read More

Wild Weeds – American Beautyberry

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month American Beautyberry Callicarpa americana .This large bush makes a statement all year round, particularly during the fall when its berries are beginning to ripen. The bush is often 3-5 feet tall,… Read More