Early Europeans believed the sudden, seemingly overnight appearance of mushroom and toadstool proved fairies and malicious spirits had been in the area. Mushroom are the reproductive structure of fungi. Mushroom spores aide in dispersal ... 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
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
Fruit Tree Maintenance and Care
Calls about how to properly care for backyard fruit trees like citrus, peaches, nectarines, pears and apples are almost a weekly occurrence at the extension office. So being that we are moving into fall and ... READ MORE
Growing Gilchrist is a new quarterly newsletter and monthly column in the Gilchrist Journal provided by the University of Florida/IFAS Gilchrist County Extension office. Growing Gilchrist has been developed in hopes to provide our community ... READ MORE
Dr. Heidi Liss Radunovich, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Associate Professor UF/IFAS Extension, made a presentation on managing stress during a pandemic.
Radunovich's goal was twofold; "help citizens understand how the stress related to Covid-19 ... READ MORE
County fairs have a special place in people's hearts, especially 4-Hers. Many youth spend months preparing their animals for this big day. Selling a market animal can sometimes be an incredibly exciting and sometimes difficult time. What the ... READ MORE
When most people think of 4-H, they think of our traditional clubs, but did you know 4-H programming is available in the classroom through our school enrichment programs? Last year, Nassau County 4-H reached over 3,000 youth through school ... READ MORE
It's no secret that our older 4-H youth are busy. Between schoolwork, 4-H, part time jobs, helping out at home, and the general stress of being in high school, they have a lot on their plates. So why take the time to join EVEN MORE activities? ... READ MORE
Every year across the state hundreds of youth exhibit swine in County and State fairs. Raising livestock takes up time and resources for these youth and often the market sale provides a monetary reward for their hard work.It is a stressful but ... READ MORE