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
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
One key to success with growing blueberries is choosing the right blueberry varieties for your home garden. For Florida, choose varieties of southern highbush or rabbiteye types.
These are usually a bit harder to grow ... READ MORE
Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Master Gardener Volunteer training offered by UF/IFAS Extension Clay County.
UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are educators who work alongside agents to deliver workshops, answer ... READ MORE
It is winter and the temperatures are dropping, the holiday season is upon us, and citrus across the state is ripening on the trees. In this season of giving, have you ever noticed your backyard orange trees produce just too much fruit for ... READ MORE
More than a big lump of knobs and juice, sweet corn is a favorite crop for residential gardeners in Florida. Being native to the Americas, this plant has become a staple of our diet and the centerpiece of a good backyard barbeque. With corn ... READ MORE
In my January herb blog, I wrote about my pineapple sage which was putting on quite a show. The
recent frost didn’t bother her in the least and she’s still going strong. In the raised bed to
the left of her, I planted four types of basil ... READ MORE
By Connie Gladding
January is the time to pick most of our citrus fruit from Navels, Satsumas, Key Limes, Grapefruit, etc. To be sure that your fruit is ready, pick a couple and taste
them. If they are nice and sweet, pick away, ... READ MORE
January is not always the nicest of times to be working in a Florida garden. Why not spend the day with Master Gardener Volunteers learning about Northeast Florida gardening and getting ideas to improve your own landscape at the "From the Ground ... READ MORE
The time has come to start your application for the 2021 UF/IFAS Extension Clay County Master Gardener Volunteer training! Read below for a big about our awesome group and how to apply!
Who We Are
The UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener ... READ MORE