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
Have you ever noticed that most butterflies have different patterns on the tops and undersides of their wings? The topsides are thought to be colored to attract mates and, in some cases, to warn predators. Since butterflies rest with their wings ... 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
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
While some garden pests like to hide under leaves, in the soil, or be so small you cannot see them without a microscope, the Lubber Grasshopper stands out wherever it goes. You probably have seen this pest lumbering through your landscape, ... READ MORE
Written by BJ Hausman, UF/IFAS Extension Clay County Master Gardener
The 2019 Clay County Agricultural Fair Will take place at the fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs. The dates are Thursday, April 4 thru Saturday, April 13, 2019. This year’s ... READ MORE
I'm not sure about everyone else, but I have some favorite insects I encounter a lot around the garden. Most of these are ones that I see at work to help make the landscape work better such as pollinators and my favorites, the predators. One ... READ MORE
These are some famous words from one of my favorite movies but the idea of making good choices extends throughout life and even into the garden. When it comes time to choose a plant to put into your landscape, what should you look for?
Selecting ... READ MORE
October can be a busy month in the garden and temperatures cool and you actually want to be outside. Your lawn will begin to grow slower, so not fertilizing and limiting your irrigation if we stay wet can be key. You can even start to slow ... READ MORE