Many of us are enjoying our warmer temperatures this winter, but many deciduous fruit crops really need cold temperatures in order to break dormancy for the year. In areas that experience cold temperatures plants have… Read More
Category: Fruits & Vegetables
Learn about growing vegetables in winter from Escambia Extension. View the video.
Escambia County Extension is offering two programs on Cool Season Vegetable Gardening. Both will cover information on soils, starting with seeds and transplants, and tips for growing the favorite Fall edibles. Saturday, September 10, 10:30… Read More
Join us at the PANHANDLE FRUIT & VEGETABLE CONFERENCE! Our event will feature leading experts in fruit and vegetable production that will provide seminars, hands-on learning, and educational farm tours. Come to the conference and… Read More
While purchasing some fruits for our gardens at Extension, I found some interesting varieties that would be fun for kids. On the tag it also stated that plants were GMO free. Since genetically engineered crops… Read More
Home landscapes have plenty of materials that can be transformed into a wonderful soil amendment. Join Escambia Extension on Friday, January 22 from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. to learn about techniques to compost yard debris… Read More
Most people don’t really have Lachanophobia – the fear of vegetables. Many folks just have an aversion to eating veggies. Since vegetables are such a major source of nutrition, the MyPlate suggests we make half… Read More
Growing Vegetables Hydroponically under Open Shade Structures The Small Farms Academy in Live Oak will offer Hydroponic Veggies: Made in the Shade on Thursday July 23, 2015, 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm. This workshop is… Read More
All commercial vegetable growers are encouraged to attend the 2015 Spring Field Day that will be held on May 29th at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research Education Center (4253 Experiment Way, Jay Florida). This year’s… Read More
Find more information and registration forms for this and other day camp here!