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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

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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
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Sign up to Attend A Day of Gardening

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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

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