Azaleas always provide a much-loved burst of color in the spring in North Florida. The large masses of pink flowers most people love seeing in the spring are not the only azalea
s in the Rhododendron genus worth loving. For those ... READ MORE
Valentine’s Day may have you thinking all hearts and what better place to see hearts than in your garden?
Dicentra spectabilis, or more commonly known as Bleeding Heart is a plant that is not seen too often in the North Florida area. ... READ MORE
Do you love plants, like people, then consider becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer! The Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a vital part of the horticulture program at the UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension Office. The mission of the Master ... READ MORE
The Columbia Connections Newsletter Spring 2021
See the link below for the Spring 2021 edition of the Columbia Connections Newsletter. In this edition we included educational articles from Columbia County extension agents on Pesticide Continuing ... READ MORE
As kids, many of us have sat in the yard and just searched for the elusive four-leaf clover. Kids can search for hours on end and often never find anything close. They only continue to find those three leaf clovers that aren’t the “lucky” ... READ MORE
In the soil science world, soil health is a term synonymous with soil quality. The health or quality of a soil is often related to its soil organic matter (SOM) content. Soil organic matter is made up of plant residue, animal ... READ MORE
Some years it seems like the leaves never really change color in North Florida and then there are other years where they are a rainbow of color. Why is that? It really has to do with a combination of factors that include the quantity of sunlight, ... READ MORE
Jay Capasso - UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension, Shinsuke Agehara - UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Prissy Fletcher - UF/IFAS St. Johns County Extension.
Introduction: Globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus L) is an emerging ... READ MORE
Did you plant a garden this year? Want a way to report all of the great things that you got out of the garden? OR...are you planning to plant a fall garden and working to get things together now? Check out our Victory2020 Garden Youth Record ... READ MORE
Its about being all around healthy
I know you've learned about exercising your body and I'm certain you've thought about how that translates to the garden. Now, what about your mind? Yes, your mind needs attention just as much as your physical ... READ MORE