When you hear pumpkins you may think of fall, Halloween, and cooler weather. To enjoy all the goodies that pumpkins give us like pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin pie it first begins with a seed. I personally enjoy pumpkin spice latte. Regardless ... READ MORE
July is one of the hottest months of the year. As a gardener, you may be questioning what to plant in this heat. Let me give you a suggestion, ornamental peppers. Hear me out! Ornamental peppers are excellent bedding plants for hot weather conditions ... READ MORE
Not all bugs are alike. Some bugs in Florida are garden pests, because they can do a lot of damage to plants, especially during the growing season. However, if you see a strange bug lurking on one of your plants, hold off on spraying with pesticides ... READ MORE
What is a hydroponic system? How does it differ from traditional growing of plants? How can we try it at home? Last Water Wednesday, we invited the Sustainable Ag and Food Systems Agent in Seminole County, Dr. Morgan Pinkerton to give an introduction ... READ MORE
Summer rains bring different kinds of fungi, some are bad and some are harmless. Water carries disease, so proper landscape care is needed to help keep your beloved plants healthy.
Suddenly appearing throughout your landscape and ... READ MORE
Benefits of Gardening During Covid-19
This week's Virtual Plant Clinic topic is facilitated by Joanne Mason, Master Gardener Volunteer for UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County, RN, MS. We encourage you to attend our Thursday Plant Clinic ... READ MORE
“Stay at home” is certainly the best advice during this global pandemic. However, it is important to evaluate what types of resources you should gather at home with you. As an Agriculture agent, my perspective may be slightly different ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE