Stevia grows well when planted in the ground or in a container. Learn basic care in the garden and how to use fresh leaves to sweeten your next dish or drink with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County’s Garden… Read More
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Fall is here and Red roselle hibiscus is responding with flowers and fruit. Learn to grow your own Roselle hibiscus and make a delicious tea with UF IFAS Escambia Extension’s Garden to Table segment.
Many people often request a recommendation for a small tree that will be suitable for their landscape and one to consider is the Chinese pistache, Pistachia chinensis. Although not a native tree, Chinese pistache does not have invasive… Read More
The western Panhandle was dealt a tough blow by Hurricane Sally. We lost homes and trees, power and internet, work productivity and another week and a half of school. Our office flooded, and a very large on live… Read More
The University of Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide is a wonderful resource for those who are getting started gardening and growing some edible plants. As you look through the publication, you will see a chart for the different portions… Read More
Moranga squash is an easy squash for the North Florida Garden when given room to grow and time to develop. Learn some basics with UF IFAS Extension’s Garden to Table series in Escambia County.
Mint is an easy herb to grow in the North Florida Garden. Learn the basics of plant care and culinary uses with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County’s Garden to Table series.
When beautyberries start producing their eye-catching, bright purple fruit, we start to get lots of questions. People want to know what it is, where can they find it, and can they eat it? While the berries look good… Read More
A few months back, a reader sent me a photo of an interesting cocoon he noticed on a cypress tree. He was along the Choctawhatchee River in Washington County, which has some beautiful hardwood swamp areas (and some… Read More
Lemongrass is an easy herb to grow in the North Florida Garden. Learn the basics of plant care and ideas for use in the kitchen with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.