There are several reasons to consider building a high tunnel. The most common reasons include protecting crops from the elements, extension of cropping seasons, and improved crop yield and quality. Adoption of high tunnels has been favored by ... READ MORE
Thank you to all our beekeeping series participants in 2022. Save the dates for 2023 and plan to join us for the next cycle.
The UF/IFAS Extension Office in Alachua County has developed a series of short courses that will help you get started ... READ MORE
Workshop in Memory of Co-Worker and Mentor
Join me on November 30, from 5:30 pm to 8:30pm, or December 1, from 9:00 am, to noon for Cinnamon for the Holidays Workshop. During the groundbreaking for the new Ag Auditorium, Dr. Brenda Williams, ... READ MORE
If only it would be that easy!
It can be tricky to filter through all the information available on the web, tease apart what programs apply to you, and find out about what is available locally. For that reason, Alachua, Bradford, and Union ... READ MORE
Collard greens are a delicious additive to several egg dishes. If you are looking for a vegetable that is delicious and packed full of nutrients Collard Greens is your go-to veggie. Collard greens are low in calories and fat, cholesterol-free, ... READ MORE
The tiny, mighty seed. Have you ever held a seed in your hand and imagined how big it will become? An acorn growing to a large oak? The winged seed of a pine becoming a towering giant of the forest? The little pepper seed that ... READ MORE
Out of the Frying-Pan, Into the Fire
Have you ever heard the phrase, “Out of the frying pan and into the fire?” Although originating from Aesop’s fables, I immediately think of the chapter in Tolkien’s The Hobbit. In the chapter Bilbo ... READ MORE
Many producers have started planting corn or will be doing so in Northeast Florida within the next few weeks. There are several consideration that need to be made to increase seedling germination, stand counts and yield.
Hybrid ... READ MORE
An American Landscape Perspective
Over the past couple of months, we explored the Gardens of the World. Our explorations together took us through time starting with the Egyptian gardens along the Nile River to Greece, Rome, Persia, Asia, and ... READ MORE
The New English Landscape
The Gardens of the World Series sent us on a global romp of changing garden influences throughout history. Each period and culture visited exhibits its own unique characteristics. During these periods there are notable ... READ MORE