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Jax Native Park Turns 100!


July 10, 2023

100 years ago, in 1923, the incredibly forward-thinking members of the Avondale Garden Circle began planting native species in a park that the City of Jacksonville set aside in the 1921 plat of the Avondale neighborhood.  Their goal was to ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Recreation
Tags: Florida Native Plant Society, Ixia Chapter, Jax Native Park, Native Northeast Florida Plants, Native Park

Brazilian Pepper- Weed of the Week


November 26, 2019

Brazilian Pepper- Weed of the Week Brazilian Pepper is a category invasive tree, meaning it can spread into undisturbed sites. It was introduced in the 1800's from South America, and has quickly spread throughout central and south Florida. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease
Tags: Brazilian Pepper, Herbicide, Invasive, NFLAG, Pesticide, Weed Management, Weed Of The Week

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

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