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Horticulture Workshops and Events- February 2024

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January 31, 2024

In February, the UF/IFAS Extension Clay County Master Gardeners and Horticulture Agent have plenty of opportunities for you to learn and increase your gardening skills! Here are some upcoming classes and events. UF/IFAS Extension Clay County ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Class, Clay County, Florida, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Horticulture Happy Hour, Landscape, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Workshop

Horticultural Workshops and Events- January 2024

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January 12, 2024

Come out of the cold and rainy weather this January to learn more about horticulture with the UF/IFAS Extension Clay County and our amazing Master Gardener Volunteers . Here are some of our available workshops this month: Homeowner Hydroponics: ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Clay County, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pollinator, Pollinators, Turf

Scent-sational Shrubs: Unveiling the Aromatic Allure of the Tea Olive

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September 22, 2023

When it comes to choosing plants for my yard, I follow my nose. And I have found nothing is more aromatically exquisite than the Osmanthus fragrans, tea olive tree. The tea olive is a tree, reaching heights of 20 feet or more, but since it ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Clay County, Florida, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer

Torpedograss Toxicity in Horses: What’s the Truth?

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September 8, 2023

Horse owners have the utmost concern for their animals, and one of their top concerns is toxic plants. Florida’s tropical climate supports a variety of non-native, often tropical species that can cause toxicity issues for livestock. Producers ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Farm Management, Invasive Species, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Grass, Horse, Horses, Livestock, Panicum, Pasture, Research, Torpedo, Torpedograss, Toxic, Toxic Plants, Toxicity

Horticulture Happy Hour: Pomegranates and Grenadine

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June 6, 2023

Florida is full of options for growing fruits at home and an often overlooked option is the pomegranate. Pomegranates are best adapted to a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot, dry summers. This does not match Florida exactly but ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Clay County, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Horticulture Happy Hour, Landscape, Landscaping, Mixology

Horticulture Happy Hour: Blueberry Beverages

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May 19, 2023

Blueberries have a limited history mixology but there are several blueberry beverages out there. One common method of using blueberries in drinks is through muddling fresh blueberries in the bottom of the cocktail while mixing to add in the ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Blueberries, Blueberry, Clay County, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Horticulture Happy Hour, Master Gardener, Mixology

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