Join UF IFAS Extension Escambia County for a session on identification, care and use of Florida Native Plants in the home garden. Topics will include: Benefits of Native Plants Native flowers, grasses & perennials Native Alternative to Common… Read More
Looking for a unique ‘vegetable’ plant to add to a garden area or container? Cosmic Eclipse tomatoes or Flavor Burst peppers can do just that! Join UF IFAS Extension Escambia County Master Gardener volunteers for a plant sale… Read More
Consider yourself lucky this year if your landscape is found to be a suitable spot for one of our solitary bees. Late winter and spring are the times when these beneficial bees begin their development, causing interest and… Read More
A common question we receive throughout the year at our plant clinics is to identify an interesting growth found on many landscape plants. Often there are issues with the plant’s health and homeowners want to find a treatment for the… Read More
Want to try something fun? Try Elephant garlic in your garden. This relative of our true garlic and leeks form large cloves that can be planted in the fall. Plant about 3 inches deep (top of clove just… Read More
Air layering is an easy method to propagate new plants that results in a larger specimen for potting up. Not every plant can successfully form an air layer and there are specific steps in order to be successful. … Read More
We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Master Gardener Volunteer Training program. If you are interested in learning about gardening and serving the community, please request an application packet by calling 475-5230 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in improving your garden beds with locally produced compost. Join UF IFAS Extension Escambia County and ECUA for a compost giveaway on Friday, August 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 (or until compost is gone). Participants will attend… Read More
Shade is to be treasured in the Florida summer and new plant introductions make your opportunities for gardening in the shade easy. Learn more about growing in the shade In the Garden with Escambia Extension.
Lichens are a natural occurrence in nature. Learn about the relationship between a fungus and an algae and why they are common in landscapes.