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Gardening by the Sea: Tips and Tricks

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November 16, 2023

When it comes to gardening, few settings are as enchanting as the coastal landscape. The sound of waves crashing in the background, the soft sea breeze, and the unique flora and fauna make beachside gardens truly special. But gardening by the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Beach, Coastal Systems, Flagler County, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening

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

Grape Expectations: Growing Muscadine Grapes

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July 23, 2023

While citrus trees have long been a popular choice for home gardeners, let me introduce you to the delightful world of muscadine grapes—a refreshing alternative that may just make you reconsider your planting preferences. Muscadine grapes ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Edible Crops, Flagler County, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Grape, Grapes, Grapevine, Muscadine, Plants

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

Irrigation Orientation – A Webinar Series for Florida Homeowners


April 20, 2021

Are you frustrated that with all the energy and money devoted to your yard, you still have patchy turfgrass or weed spots? Or you are spending too much money to keep your grass green? Did you know... it all starts with irrigation! In this ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Extension Learning, Florida Friendly, Grass, Irrigation, Lawn, Residential Irrigation, Residential Landscape, Virtual Workshop, Water, Water Conservation

Water Wednesday Recap – Make Your Backyard a Wet Oasis for Wildlife


September 1, 2020

As our state continues to grow, wildlife is experiencing habitat loss due to development. In Florida, urban areas are a dominant feature in the landscape, and many of these urban areas are situated near natural wildlife preserves. What people ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Backyard Wildlife, Florida Water, Krista Stump, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

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