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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
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
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
UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners serve the community. Image of bees, flowers, landscape and people talking

Dig In! Gardening Course starts January 2021


November 24, 2020

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 Thursdays, January 28 – March 25, 9 am ... 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
Various example draped hypertufa containers.

DIY Draped Hypertufa


October 16, 2020

Perfect for fairy gardens and great for gift giving. You'll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric. Multiple uses in addition to a traditional planter; displaying faux flowers, in the guest bath ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Welcome, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hypertufa, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener

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