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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
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

Coastal job available: Oyster reef monitoring technician


July 31, 2020

About the job Temporary OPS field technician positions are available to help with monitoring activities associated with the Lone Cabbage Reef oyster restoration project. The position involves assisting the research coordinator and graduate ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Applied Research, Cedar Key, Coastal Habitat, Coastal Systems, Fisheries, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Living Shoreline, Oysters, Research, Restoration, Suwannee River, Water Quality
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
COVID - 19 is world wide. How do we manage stress in a positive way during a pandemic/

Managing Stress Unique to Your Situation


March 26, 2020

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, InsideNatureCoast, Levy County, Levy County Extension, Stress, UF Health, UF IFAS

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