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Is Your Landscape Prepared For The Storm?

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August 28, 2023

Living in the beautiful coastal community of Flagler County, Florida, comes with its fair share of perks, but it also means being prepared for the potential impact of hurricanes. As hurricane season approaches, it's crucial to not only secure ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricane Recovery, Residential Landscape

A Guide to Registering for Pesticide Exams (with pictures)


August 18, 2023

A common request I get from folks calling the extension office is how they go about getting their pesticide license. The Flagler County Extension Office offers free pesticide testing to the first 5 applicants to register for testing on the 2nd ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Certification, FDACS, Pesticide, UF/IFAS Extension

Pum, Pum, Pumpkins!

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July 27, 2022

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

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Central District, Flagler County, Florida Water, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Master Gardener, Planting, Plants, Pumpkin, Summer

What’s Hotter Than Summer? Peppers!

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July 27, 2022

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

Category: Community Volunteers, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Welcome
Tags: Garden, Gardening, Peppers, Summer

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic
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Composting, Good for the Landscape and Environment


October 27, 2017

When you think of compost you may picture some ready to purchase bagged product that is used as a soil amendment for new plantings. You may not realize that yard waste and vegetable scraps from your kitchen can easily be composted for use ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Compost, Herbs, Lawns, Organic, Planting, Vegetables

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