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
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
Welcome to our last butterfly blog of the year. This month I want to summarize all the things we have talked about in the last 11 blogs to encourage you to get involved in protecting these delicate creatures.
Butterflies are as essential ... READ MORE
Three Clay County 4-Hers participated in the first ever 4-H in Space: Mission Command Team project. Noah, Celine, and Aidan worked with Higher Orbits’ “Go For Launch” program and 45 other 4-Hers from Florida, Arizona, Illinois, ... 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
The warm Florida spring is well upon us and honey bee colonies have certainly taken notice. The UF/IFAS Clay County Extension Office has received numerous calls concerning honey bees forming dense masses of bees. This is called a swarm. Bee ... 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
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but ... 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
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