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How to Pick the Best Plants

May 22, 2024

So you’ve researched for weeks, and even consulted the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Plant Guide to figure out which plants should do best in your garden based on how much sun and water they’ll get.  Now you’re at the nursery faced with ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Duval, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Growing Plants, Landscaping, Master Gardeners, Plants, Right Plant Right Place, Selecting Plants
Poisonous plants in Jacksonville, fl


October 17, 2023

Poisonous Plants in and Around Your Florida Home. Disclaimer. The following information is intended for use in Duval County.  Florida is a diverse state with different growing conditions. If you garden outside of Northeast Florida, check ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Angel Trumpet, Baneberry, Cardboard Palm, Carolina Jessamine, Castor Bean Plant, Chenille Plant, Chinaberry, Coonties, Copper Leaf, Croton, Crown Of Thorns, Devil’s Backbone, Gloriosa Lily, Golden Dewdrop, Hawaiian Ti, Milkweed, Ornamental Pepper Plants, Plumeria, Poinsettia, Pokeweed, Sago Palms, Star Jasmine, Yesterday-today-tomorrow

Why You Already Quit Your New Year’s Resolution, and How to Reset

February 16, 2022

Here we are, already more than halfway through February of the new year; can you believe it? Still, January (the quintessential month of the ever-so- talked-about resolutions) isn't very far behind us. While January represents a time of change ... READ MORE

Category: , Events, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #904Health #financial, #JaxLivingWell, #LivingWellJax, Betting On Weight Loss, Goals, Let's Walk Florida, Resetting, Resolutions, Smart Goals, Wellness

Influence, Credibility and Wellness: Ask Before You Act

November 8, 2021

What influences people the most? Think about what might influence you. If I ask you to lose five pounds in three weeks, is that enough to motivate you to change? Well, are you Googling “treadmills,” “diet plans,” or “gyms nearby” ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: #JaxLivingWell, #LivingWellJax, Ashley Johnston, Credibility, Debunking Disinformation, Debunking Misinformation, Health Changes, Health Coaching, Health Program, Health Research, Healthy Habits, Healthy Lifestyle

Ready for a Health Change? There’s a Science to That

October 14, 2021

I’m going to let you in on a secret because I am that passionate about what I do. In case you’re wondering, my entire job is built upon helping you become the healthiest version of yourself. Here at UF/IFAS Extension in Duval County, I am ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Ashley Johnston, Health Changes, Health Coaching, Health Program, Healthy Habits, Healthy Lifestyle, Jax Living Well, Living Well Jax, Setting Goals

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