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Extension Gilchrist County

Ronnie J, Mrs. Bill B, Michael H and Martha H talk about plants

UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension booth @ Cedar Key


October 22, 2021

Ronnie J. and Mrs. Bill B paused for photo opp with Michael H. and Martha H, 2021 Master Gardener class graduates. Hundreds of residents stopped at the hortculture booth. Some shared photos of pressed plants, thier gardens or plants they wanted ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Festival, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, InsideNatureCoast, Levy County, Levy County Extension
Various example draped hypertufa containers.

DIY Container Garden with Draped Hypertufa


July 27, 2021

Perfect for seasonal gardens and great for gift giving. You'll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric. What is hypertufa? a mixture of portand cement and aggregates. Fabric is saturated with ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Welcome, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hypertufa, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener
UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners serve the community. Image of bees, flowers, landscape and people talking

Dig In! Gardening Course starts September 2021


July 22, 2021

Growing a Green Thumb! Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener volunteer (MGV) training program. Meeting Fridays, September 10 - November 5, 9:30 ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Citizen Scientists, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Levy County, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener, UF IFAS
A boat and the text Scalloping Best Practices

Recreational Scallop Season 2021


June 14, 2021

Nothing says summer in the Nature Coast like the start of scalloping. Starting tomorrow, June 15th, thousands will splash into the clear water searching through carpets of seagrass for bay scallops. This annual marine Easter egg hunt is possible ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water
Tags: Boating, Coastal Habitat, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Pledge, Recreation, Scalloping, Seagrass, Seagrass Scarring, Water Quality

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