Tag: vegetables

They Are Healthy For a Reason

It’s no secret, fruits and vegetables provide many health benefits. Research has shown that people who consume a diet plentiful in fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy meal plan are likely to have reduced risk… Read More

Fall Vegetable Gardening Class

This class will teach basic gardening techniques for a successful vegetable gardening experience.  Topics will also include raised bed gardening, growing organically, and tips for growing your favorite fall veggies.  $10 per person; includes take home information and… Read More

Cautious Optimism About Whitefly Pressure on Fall Vegetables this Year

Josh Freeman, Associate Professor of Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida, Xavier Martini, Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Florida, Mathews Paret, Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Stormy Sparks, Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia, and… Read More

Indoor Summer Gardening Seminar

Even the most serious gardeners can be driven indoors by the summer heat.  But that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your hobby!  Join the Baker County Extension Office for an indoor summer gardening seminar that will cover the… Read More

Controlling Pest Nematodes: A Big Problem in Vegetable Gardens

Nematodes are a big  problem for home vegetable gardeners, especially when vegetable production goes down. In Florida, there are no approved chemicals for use in home gardens. To battle nematodes, use some of the cultural practices in this post. As a result, you will… Read More