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Sweet Basil

Video: Growing and Using Basil


August 5, 2021

Basil is a very popular herb for the summer garden. UF IFAS Extension in Escambia County provides some basics of growing basil and using the leaves for a refreshing summertime drink. https://youtu.be/c9_X_KPl6mY READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Basil, Deadheading, Edibles, Escambia County, Harvesting Herbs, Herb Gardening, Lime Basil, Pollinators, Sweet Basil, Using Herbs, Video

Video: Growing and Saving Blackberries


June 3, 2021

Blackberries are one of the easiest fruiting crops to grow in the North Florida garden. Fruits mature during the month of May and early June. If you don't plan to eat your blackberries fresh, learn some quick tips from UF IFAS Escambia County ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Berry Crops, Blackberries, Fruit, Harvesting, Low Maintenance Fruit, North Florida Fruit, Storing Blackberries

Video: Growing Chamomile in the North Florida Garden


April 28, 2021

Chamomile is recognizable as a tea but not a common plant found in many Florida herb gardens. Learn about growing chamomile in order to make a cup of your own tea with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. https://youtu.be/OIuMA0OR95o READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Chamomile, Container Gardening, Edibles, Gardening, Herbs, Tea

Video: Growing and Preparing Horseradish


January 8, 2021

Grow your own horseradish in your home garden. You can then harvest roots to make a delicious, spicy sauce for your favorite dish. Learn outdoor care and kitchen prep with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. #gardentotable #homegrown #homegardening https://youtu.be/BMeNBvYj6ko   READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Container Gardening, Edibles, Food Safety, Garden To Table, Horseradish, Making Horseradish, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

Getting Started with Cilantro


November 17, 2020

Cilantro is an herb that grows well in the cooler months of the North Florida garden. Beth Bolles will share how to grow and use cilantro in the latest Garden to Table feature from UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. https://youtu.be/R-F5_nkPioY     READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Backyard Gardening, Containers, Edibles, Garden To Table, Gardening, Growing Herbs, Herbs, Raised Beds

Stevia: As Sweet As Can Be


October 21, 2020

Stevia grows well when planted in the ground or in a container. Learn basic care in the garden and how to use fresh leaves to sweeten your next dish or drink with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County's Garden to Table segment. https://youtu.be/dgrDD2ydqxQ READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Edibles, Herbs, Stevia, Sweeteners, Teas
carrots

Advice for Vegetable Garden Success


September 2, 2020

The University of Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide is a wonderful resource for those who are getting started gardening and growing some edible plants. As you look through the publication, you will see a chart for the different portions of ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Carrots, Edibles, Extension, Gardening Guide, Planting, Starting Seeds, Vegetable Gardening

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