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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!
This is a excellent opportunity for landscapers and irrigation professionals to learn about irrigation systems. The class will be a mix of classroom and hands-on experiences with local Extension agents who come from the landscape and irrigation industry…. Read More
Dairy is a huge portion of the American diet, whether it be fresh milk or products like yogurt, cheese, butter, etc. Dairy products provide essential nutrients to those who consume them, but most people have no idea how… Read More
Around March/April of every year thistle makes its presence known by shooting up stalks and flowering. The plant is low-lying for most of the year and often goes unnoticed, until now. Now that we know it is there,… Read More
Blended families are a unique, but increasingly common family structure. According to 2009-2011 U.S Census approximately 1,694,346 households are blended families. In Jacksonville, Florida, 32% of men and 31% of women have been married more than once. The… Read More
Is the plant you’re getting rid of a weed or an edible? It’s possible that some of the weeds you are pulling could be incorporated into your next meal. Before you think about using weeds as food, there are a… Read More
Join us for the 2nd Annual Duval County Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale & Gardening Expo on Saturday, April 14 from 9am to 1pm. Shop for plants, learn gardening information from exhibits, attend seminars, and visit with the UF/IFAS Extension Duval… Read More
Spring is right around the corner which means chick season is too! In northeast Florida chick sales skyrocket at local feed stores between the months of March and August, mostly because of the Spring and Easter season. Learn… Read More
It’s time to control your summer weeds! Using a preemergence herbicide BEFORE weeds germinate is a proactive way to treat those pesky summer weeds. Preemergence herbicides are usually applied in a granular form and then watered in…. Read More