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Researcher Karen McKenzie raised these female in captivity. They do not carry disease.

What’s Buzzing Me, Mosquito Be Gone!


August 22, 2022

From the coast to sandhills, pastures to homestead, dozens of mosquito species are found around Florida homes and neighborhoods. They ease through life in one of four forms - egg, larvae, pupa or adult. As adults, some transmit disease pathogen ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Bee Hive, Bug Spray, Control De Mosquitoes, Disease, EEEV, En Espanol, Florida, Gardening, Levy County, Manage Pests, Mosquito, Mosquito Bites, No-spray List, Skeeter Bites, UF IFAS, West Nile Disease
Various example draped hypertufa containers.

DIY Container Garden with Draped Hypertufa


April 19, 2022

Perfect for seasonal gardens and great for gift giving. You'll create a unique, one-of-a-kind, textural container suitable for indoor or outdoor display. Hypertufa is a mixture of portand cement and aggregates. Saturated with a blend of portland ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Welcome, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hypertufa, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener, Video
The 2019 Master Gardener class, plus Pete (center blue cap) demonstrate soil sampling.

Growing a Green Thumb; Vegetable Garden Soil Testing


March 4, 2022

I’ll be first to admit gardening is hard work. Over the years, the man of the mower has put in sweat and toiled to draw forth an edible bounty. Working the land has revealed a great deal about previous land use. Charred wood, metal farm implements ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Growing A Green Thumb, Master Gardener, Vegetable, Water Quality
people standing behind muscadine vine

Growing a Green Thumb; Pruning Grapevine


February 4, 2022

The muscadine is believed to be one of the first native grape species cultivated in North America. Its fruit is popular in jellies, eating in hand, juice and winemaking. And, there is growing interest in muscadine sparkling wine! To control ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: En Espanol, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Grape Pruning, Growing A Green Thumb

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