Unable to walk, swim, or fly, plants have developed ingenious ways to reproduce and spread their seeds far and wide. Strategies for seed dispersal may include floating (like the mangrove), wind-driven/airborne movements like the dandelion, ... READ MORE
Join UF IFAS Extension Escambia County for a fun session on saving seeds from your favorite plants. We will demonstrate how to save seeds from annuals, perennial, edibles, and a few trees. The session will be on Wednesday, August 3 at 11:30 ... READ MORE
Turfgrass remains a popular groundcover for most home landscapes. Perennial peanut offers potential as a turfgrass companion in North Florida. Learn the pros and cons of using perennial peanut with existing turfgrass with UF IFAS Extension Escambia ... READ MORE
Having a quality turf or plant sample is important to help us at UF IFAS Extension diagnosis a problem or identify a plant. Learn how to collect a sample of both turf and plant material if you will be bringing a sample to your local UF IFAS ... READ MORE
Escambia County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to reserve your spot for their first plant sale in 2022. This event will have edibles and a selection of perennials. Cash or check only.
The event will be Saturday, March 19 from 8:30 ... READ MORE
Inside a squat, unassuming concrete block building on a bend in the road at the edge of the University of Florida campus, the secrets of a million mysteries are unlocked. What is in this powerful little building, you wonder? The IFAS Extension ... READ MORE
Spring is just around the corner and lawns will soon begin active growth. Join UF IFAS Escambia Extension for tips to have an attractive and healthy lawn. We will also discuss a few alternatives to the traditional lawn.
There are two ... READ MORE
At one time or another, we have all added rocks or broken pieces of clay pots to the bottom of a container to improve drainage. This practice can actually have the opposite effect, causing the potting soil to stay too moist. Since many container ... READ MORE
Working in Extension has given me a lot of interesting opportunities. On the job, I’ve found myself leading kayak trips all over Florida, building a two-story bat house, and wearing a Mr. Peanut costume while talking about agriculture. ... READ MORE
Fall is the season for leaf color changes on many plants, but we are often concerned when we see evergreen plants with brown leaves. Learn what is normal browning for evergreens and when to seek more help from UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.
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