Some foods just transport you to summertime. Ice cream, watermelon, and blueberries top my list. The sweet juiciness of a fresh-picked blueberry on a hot afternoon is one of life’s simple pleasures. Thankfully, northwest Florida is home to… Read More
Category: Home Landscapes
Pesticide labels are not exciting reading materials but they contain necessary details about the specific product. The label information helps you with many decisions to use the product correctly and protect yourself and the environment during the product… Read More
Lilies offer one of our most striking flowers in the garden. Learn a few basics about growing lilies in your own garden with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County Master Gardener Volunteers.
The bay laurel tree in the Escambia County Demonstration Garden had some dead branches on the outer canopy. Further investigation led us to the culprit, the black twig borer. Learn more In the Garden with UF IFAS Extension… Read More
Many gardeners enjoy saving their own seeds for next year’s garden. Learn the basic steps of saving seeds from your favorite tomato selections with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. View the handout version too.
Learn a little about cantaloupe that is growing in the late spring garden. Beth Bolles with UF IFAS Extension in Escambia County shares experience from her backyard garden.
During these unusual times, the Gardening in the Panhandle Team has been working to bring you quality remote content through this online newsletter. In that vein, we have developed some new educational programming for our loyal readers. We… Read More
Many summer garden edibles need insects in order to pollinate flowers. Learn about a few flowering plants to add to your garden to attract pollinators In the Backyard Garden with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.
Many local residents are safely utilizing the walking track at the Escambia County Extension office located at 3740 Stefani Road, Cantonment. A portion of the track runs directly in front of the Demonstration Gardens, which are developed and… Read More
Cucumbers are a favorite fruit of many home gardeners. Learn how to start your own cucumbers In the Backyard Garden with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. Starting your cucumbers In the Backyard Garden with Escambia Extension. Posted by… Read More