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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
aluminum canoe planted with yellow and purple flowers

Growing A Green Thumb; Container Basics


September 4, 2020

Spruce up a window sill, table top or porch with potted plants. Containers are portable and provide an instant fix to problem areas. DIY with container combinations of edible and flowering annuals (single season) and perennials (live more than ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Container Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Growing A Green Thumb, Healthy Eating, Levy County, Master Gardener, Vegetables
lady with pink hat seen behind an overgrown muscadine grape vine

Growing a Green Thumb; Fruit of Your Labor


April 24, 2020

We fit fruiting trees and vines in our landscape because the man of the mower enjoys eating food from the yard. We fondly recall our granddaughter's first homemade cobbler, made with freshly picked blackberries. Good memories. A dear friend ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Edible Landscape, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Fruit Trees, Gardening, Growing A Green Thumb, Levy County, Levy County Extension
UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners serve the community. Image of bees, flowers, landscape and people talking

“Can Anyone Out There Help Me?”


April 17, 2020

UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension Master Gardeners provide University of Florida research based horticulture options, multiply outreach of UF/IFAS Extension offices, saving taxpayer dollars and fill a gap in ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Citizen Scientists, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Master Gardener, Research, UF/IFAS Extension

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