Tag: organic

Composting, Good for the Landscape and Environment

When you think of compost you may picture some ready to purchase bagged product that is used as a soil amendment for new plantings. You may not realize that yard waste and vegetable scraps from your kitchen can… Read More

High Tunnel Exclusion Systems for Improved Pest Management

Author: Jose Perez, UF/IFAS Small Farms Extension Coordinator Dr. Ayanava Majumdar is an Extension Entomologist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. His work focuses on finding practical solutions for managing insect pests that affect peanut… Read More

High Tunnels Can Exclude Vegetable Pests

High tunnel crop production has steadily increased in Northwest Florida, with many utilizing funding from the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). There are many benefits to high tunnel production with crop earliness being… Read More

FABULOUS FOOD COOKING SCHOOL: Salsa Garden

Tomatoes abundant, onions overwhelming, and peppers aplenty?  Put them to good use making tasty salsas. Prepare new recipes and sample the results at the Salsa Garden class. Also included with this workshop are organic, container, and hydroponics gardening techniques to help you… Read More