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Native Pollinator Workshop

When people think about pollination, the honey bee immediately comes to mind. But honey bees are not native to the Americas. There are many other native insects that serve as pollinators for 75% of U.S. flowering plant species…. Read More

Florida Forest Stewardship Tours: South Prong Plantation, Baker County

South Prong Plantation is located at the headwaters of the South Prong of the St. Mary’s River in Baker County.  Doug Moore, South Prong owner and manager, purchased this timberland in 2002 because it was close to his… Read More

Winter is Grape Pruning Time

Native to the southeastern United States, Muscadine grapes have been cultured for more than 400 years.  Sometimes referred to as scuppernongs, Muscadines are an old time southern favorite.  Although their insect and disease tolerance makes spraying pesticides unnecessary,… Read More

Species Spotlight: Swamp Sunflower

A Florida native sunflower that grows in low wet areas throughout the state, but also performs well in landscapes is the Swamp Sunflower (Helianthus angustifolius).  It is also sometimes called Narrow-leaf Sunflower, which describes it’s long, narrow leaves… Read More