Hey there, gardening enthusiasts! Let's dive into the wonderful world of Master Gardener Volunteers and their amazing contributions to our community. But first, let's unravel what it takes to become one!
Gardening is a universal joy, no matter ... READ MORE
Every time I go to the beach, I love to walk along the shoreline to see what may have washed up from the ocean – usually several beautiful shells, oftentimes sargassum seaweed, maybe even part of a crab exoskeleton. Unfortunately, I usually ... 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
The UF/IFAS Hastings Agriculture Extension Center (HAEC) accomplished a challenging feat and grew sweet corn during this wet fall weather. Two phases (0.84 acres each) of 8 different commercial varieties of sweet corn were planted on August ... 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
The UF/IFAS Hastings Research Farm on Cowpen Branch Road just finished up a nitrogen trial on an alternative crop for growers in the Tri-County Agriculture Area (TCAA) which includes Putnam, St. John’s and Flagler Counties. The UF/IFAS Hastings ... READ MORE