Not every high school kid would give up a couple of days of their fall break to work on a farm, harvesting collard greens, or spend hours on their feet distributing food to the needy. But for years, Future Farmers of America (FFA) members and ... READ MORE
Summer is full of simple pleasures—afternoon rainstorms, living in flip flops, and cooling off in a backyard pool. Among these, one of my favorites is walking out my door and picking handfuls of figs right from the tree. Before we planted ... READ MORE
Citrus canker has made its way to Escambia County. This bacterial disease was first seen in Northwest Florida almost 10 years ago in Gulf Breeze. Given time and the ease of transmission of this disease, we are now seeing affected citrus trees ... 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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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.
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