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Brrrr! How to Protect Plants from Frost or Freeze


November 30, 2020

Most of us look forward to the cooler temperatures and certainly less humidity that comes each fall. While last winter was cold but rather mild, past winters have had very cold temperatures resulting in the dieback of certain herbaceous, woody ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Advective Freeze, Covering Plants, Freeze, Frost, Protecting Plants, Radiational Freeze, Radiational Frost, Watering Plants Before Freeze
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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

Getting Started with Cilantro


November 17, 2020

Cilantro is an herb that grows well in the cooler months of the North Florida garden. Beth Bolles will share how to grow and use cilantro in the latest Garden to Table feature from UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. https://youtu.be/R-F5_nkPioY     READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Backyard Gardening, Containers, Edibles, Garden To Table, Gardening, Growing Herbs, Herbs, Raised Beds
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‘Flip My Florida Yard’ TV show coming to Seminole County


November 16, 2020

‘Flip My Florida Yard’ is coming to a backyard near you. Ten homeowners across eight Florida counties were chosen to have their yard “flipped” into a Florida-Friendly paradise - three of them in Seminole County. The Florida-based ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: "Flip My Florida Yard", FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Tina McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County

Perennial Peanut: An Ideal Groundcover for Florida


November 13, 2020

Alternative lawn lifestyles Tired of the constant upkeep and long-term costs of maintaining your turf? How about the water bill? Do you have concerns about water pollution and nutrient run-off? Have your hard efforts to maintain grass been ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Groundcover, Lawn, Lawn Alternative, Perennial Peanut, Turf Alternative

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