Category: Fruits & Vegetables

Levy Extension Hosts Tamarixia Distribution

“I’m so excited” exclaimed Dottie H. upon receiving her vial containing 50 Tamarixia radiata, a biocontrol agent of the Asian citrus psyllid. “They are tiny,” observed B. Sims, whose husband had viewed a news story on tamarixia distribution…. Read More

Starting a “lasagna” Garden

One increasingly popular garden method, sometimes also termed “no-dig” garden, is lasagna gardening. This technique utilizes permaculture practices to build up and help maintain soil organic matter. In Florida, where our soils tend to be sandy and lack… Read More

New Community Gardens Arriving in East Pasco County – Get Your Own Free Plot to Garden!

In the upcoming months, two new community gardens will be erected in East Pasco County by the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office, through their Community Gardens Program and with the help of gracious partners like the City of… Read More

Collier County Extension | Garden Diagnostic Tests

Below you’ll find forms and instructions on soil tests, water tests, plant disease tests, nematode tests. All testing must be sent to Gainesville.   Plant or insect ID are available here. Water Analysis Information Plant disease $40 Submission form Turf… Read More