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Florida’s Native Flora & Fauna: Red Buckeye and Ruby-throated Hummingbird


May 13, 2022

Featuring some of Florida’s native flora (plant life) and fauna (animal life) so you can learn to recognize, appreciate, and protect native species.                                                             Aesculus ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Landscaping, Native Plants, Pollinators, Special Topics, Wildlife, Wildlife Habitat

Scarlet Hibiscus – Wild Weeds


May 1, 2022

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Scarlet Hibiscus Hibiscus coccienues Scarlet Hibiscus, also called scarlet rosemallow, is an herbaceous to semi-woody perennial wildflower in Florida. You can often find this flower growing in home landscapes ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

Florida Bellflower – Wild Weeds


April 1, 2021

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Florida Bellflower Campanula floridana The Florida Bellflower is a perennial wildflower found in moist areas like meadows, pond/marsh/stream margins, and on roadsides. The violet flowers bloom in spring ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

Florida Rosemary – Wild Weeds


March 1, 2021

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Florida Rosemary Ceratiola ericoides Florida Rosemary is native to the southeast and has a very strong aroma. Plants can reach heights of 2.5 meters and have thick vegetation. Flowers appear from March to ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds
Master Gardener Plant Sale

Master Gardener Plant Sale – March 27


February 10, 2021

In lieu of a garden festival, the Baker County Master Gardeners are holding a plant sale on Saturday, March 27th. All profits from admission and plant sales will go toward the completion of the arboretum sidewalk project, which is half finished. New ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Classes And Events, Fruits And Vegetables, Landscaping, Native Plants, Perennials, Plant Sale

Privet – Wild Weeds


November 1, 2020

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Privet Ligustrum sinense and Ligustrum lucidum Two types of privet are found as invasive species in Florida, Chinese Privet (L. sinense) and Glossy Privet (L. lucidum). Both privets are a category 1 invasive ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FL, Natural Resources, NFLAG, Species Spotlight, Weeds, Wild Weeds

Lantana – Wild Weeds


October 1, 2020

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Lantana Lantana camara Lantana is a tricky plant in natural areas. There is a Florida native lantana, L. depressa, but unfortunately it is now considered endangered. Majority of lantana found in natural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FL, Forestry, Landscaping, Native Plants, Natural Resources, NFLAG, Pasture, Perennials, Plants, Pollinators, Species Spotlight, Weeds, Wild Weeds, Wildflowers

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