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Vegetable Growing in Jacksonville FL – April’s New Chapter


April 8, 2022

It’s mid-April and in one of our raised vegetable beds, the first leaves of yard long beans (Vigna sesquipedalis, also known as snake beans, asparagus beans, or Chinese long beans), are just unfolding. When vegetable growing in Jacksonville ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Beans, Chinese Long Beans, Cutworms, Okra, Organic Diatomaceous Earth, Vegetable Growing In Jacksonville Fl

Speaking of Pots of Gold… Homegrown Potatoes in Jacksonville, FL


March 14, 2022

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, are you planning boiled beef with cabbage and potatoes, while you consider the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Yukon gold, maybe?  Gardeners, man! It’s a bit late, we hear you all mutter.  It’s ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Beth Marlowe, Homegrown Potatoes In Jacksonville, Homegrown Potatoes In Jacksonville Fl, Paula Weatherby, Potatoes, St Patrick's Day, Urban Garden

Know the Good Guys


April 2, 2019

What would you do if you saw a large 3 to 4 inch snail, like the one in the header, crawling across your driveway? Before you deem something to be detrimental to your landscape, accurate identification is critical. A very small percentage of ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Crops, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tithonia or Mexican sunflower

Sign up to Attend A Day of Gardening


January 29, 2019

Are you ready for spring? Let us help you prepare while you attend A Day of Gardening as we kick-off the spring gardening season. Enjoy gardening seminars and shop with local vendors to purchase plants and plant-related items. Do you need gardening/landscape ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife

Advanced Irrigation for Professionals: Designing Based on System Components


September 10, 2018

September 18, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm, $35 Seating is LIMITED to 30! Lunch included, CEUs have been applied for This advanced course is designed for individuals who have completed the irrigation basics workshop or have a basic working knowledge ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Irrigation, Landscape, Lawn, Turf, Water
Lubber grasshopper nymphs feed in groups

Invasion of lubber grasshoppers


April 18, 2018

They're back...the annual invasion of the lubber grasshoppers. Small lubber grasshoppers appear to bubble up from the soil forming a black mass that move in groups as they consume plants along the way. Don't procrastinate! (more…) READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Lubber Grasshoppers, Pest Management

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