Welcome back to our monthly blog in which we discuss a few interesting facts about butterflies in general and a specific type of butterfly, focusing this month on the pipevine swallowtail.
This month I want to talk about how to distinguish ... READ MORE
I have received a number of orchid plants over the years. How many do I have now, NONE. I’ve been told that I kill them with kindness.
I usually receive one for Mother’s Day. First, I look at it with awe, I see it’s beauty and am ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
What is National Ag Day?
National Ag Day is a historic event that promotes recognition and appreciation for all those involved in American agriculture. #AgDay. With over 400 farms, Clay County produces a wide array of agricultural commodities ... READ MORE
Created by John Terry, UF/IFAS Clay County Master Gardener.
Have you ever wanted to try new propagation methods in the garden? Maybe air layering is for you!
Sphagnum moss and optional rooting hormone
A sharp knife
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As I am writing this, it is 30 degrees and dropping outside in Clay County, Florida and it looks like we have at least two more nights with hard freezes. This is nothing compared to most of the country, but for our landscape and garden plants, ... READ MORE
Throughout the state of Florida, citrus greening is a major issue. This disease causes the decline and death of many citrus trees. The bacteria works to block the flow of nutrients and sugars as they flow down from the leaves ... READ MORE
As part of my position, one of the most fulfilling and educational opportunities I have is working with my county UF/IFAS Master Gardeners. This group of experienced, knowledgeable, and caring adults do so much good within my county, along with ... READ MORE