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Soil has many names, just not the “D-word”


January 22, 2021

For all my years in the classroom, I never let students say the "d-word" when discussing soil science. In some instances, we had a "d-word" swear collection jar of a quarter when you used the term and even today, I hesitate from spelling the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Garden, Horticulture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners
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Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Damping-off


January 14, 2021

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the sunshine state can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, Work & Life
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Garden, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Pgm_Gardens

Video: Growing and Preparing Horseradish


January 8, 2021

Grow your own horseradish in your home garden. You can then harvest roots to make a delicious, spicy sauce for your favorite dish. Learn outdoor care and kitchen prep with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County. #gardentotable #homegrown #homegardening https://youtu.be/BMeNBvYj6ko   READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Container Gardening, Edibles, Food Safety, Garden To Table, Horseradish, Making Horseradish, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

Extension Cord: Backyard Citrus w/ Dr. Juanita Popenoe


January 1, 2021

When someone thinks about Florida they think of citrus. In fact, Citrus is one of Florida's largest industries and many homeowners have backyard citrus. Although Citrus Greening is a major concern, groundbreaking research and new understandings ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening, Extension Cord, Food, Oranges, Podcast, UF IFAS Extension

Tomato Hornworms… They’re Back!


December 23, 2020

As if growing tomatoes wasn’t difficult enough in South Florida, enter the spectacular Tomato Hornworm. I say this, because it is a most attractive caterpillar, with it’s pronounced legs, bright green color and of course the horn! ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Biological Pest Control, BT, Caterpillars, Controlling Hornworms, Gardening, IPM, Solanum Sp., Sphinx Moth, Tomato Hornworm, Tomatoes, Vegetable Growing

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