The business of bees Honey Bees are everywhere in Highlands County. It’s that time of year when the bees are busy making honey. Because Highlands County produces so much citrus and citrus produces a heavy nectar flow, the… Read More
Category: Fruits & Vegetables
It’s spring harvest time for pick-your-own fruit and vegetable farms in Osceola County. Blueberries, peaches, blackberries, and lots of vegetables are available this season. Harvest seasons are short, so plan your picking days now! Why support local agriculture?… Read More
What would you do if you saw a large 3 to 4 inch snail, like the one in the header, crawling across your driveway? Before you deem something to be detrimental to your landscape, accurate identification is critical…. Read More
The 4 acre demonstration gardens at the UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Education Center, 6021 S. Conway Rd., Orlando, provides excellent opportunities for hands-on, visual planting displays emphasizing low maintenance Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles and locally recommended plant varieties. Urban… Read More
Written by BJ Hausman, UF/IFAS Extension Clay County Master Gardener The 2019 Clay County Agricultural Fair Will take place at the fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs. The dates are Thursday, April 4 thru Saturday, April 13, 2019. This… Read More
Homeowners are always looking for methods to manage one of our most difficult pests in the vegetable garden. Learn about the science of how to properly use marigolds to deter nematodes against one our our favorite summer fruits… Read More
Do you enjoy watching butterflies, birds and other wildlife? If the answer is yes, this program is for you. Learn how to attract wildlife and pollinators by
This week in the Plant Clinic, Master Gardener Volunteer Jan Mangos answers a question about School Gardens. You can read more articles by Jan [here].
Growing microgreens at home is both easy and rewarding. Learn the basic steps in this video from UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.
Beekeepers Workshop & Trade Show March 29 & 30 2019 The University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group has once again teamed up to offer the 7th Annual Beekeeper’s Workshop & Tradeshow… Read More