From a distance, white blooms draw your attention when a lot of other trees are still bare. A closer look reveals clusters of fragrant whitish flowers. Bloom appear in early spring prior to, or with, leaf flush. Prunus angustifolia prefers ... READ MORE
This is a three-part program to improve gardening skill and knowledge.
“What’s the Deal with Invasive Plants” with Dr. Jason Ferrell and Christine Felds, UF Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants.
“Table Herbs” includes discussion ... READ MORE
On the sixth day of winter,
a dear friend gave to me,
sandy mounds of soil.
What's making these HUGE piles of dirt? They seem to 'show up' overnight.
Turns out the culprit is an ecological engineer. Geomys pinetis is a mammal with hairless ... READ MORE
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
Creating family memories, exploring the great outdoors, stimulating curious minds...these are a few benefits to interacting with plants and nature. Pressing plants is an easy and enjoyable activity. Diane W., Nature Coast Master Gardener, class ... READ MORE
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
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
Extension connects the general public with University of Florida scientist and specialist by providing research based education. The science behind weed control, specifically Dioscorea bulbifera (air potato vine), engages youth and residents ... READ MORE
Join us for an exciting half-day outdoor gardening workshop. Guests will discuss and practice diverse gardening techniques and tips. Bring your friends and curiosity. Build knowledge and gain gardening confidence. Masks encouraged but not required.
Workshop ... READ MORE
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