Garden Festival and Plant Sale
They say time flies while you're having fun. This may explain why the Garden Festival feels like it is coming so quickly. Yes, the Annual Plant Sale, which comes on the 3rd Week of November every year, is morphing ... READ MORE
I don’t use celery very often, and I hate having to buy a whole bunch of it to get a stalk or two for a recipe. Luckily, I found the solution at a local plant sale - cutting celery!
Cutting celery, also called leaf celery or Chinese celery, ... READ MORE
It never works out well!
I’m amazed how many people ask our office or on social media why their vegetable plants look so bad here during the summer. “My tomatoes have black leaves, what is this insect, what is wrong with my kale and what ... READ MORE
One of the small native trees in the Exploration Gardens is the Flatwoods Plum, Prunus umbellate. This round-topped, deciduous tree is mostly planted for its spectacular display of blooms. In late February, before the leaves appear, these trees ... READ MORE
This class will teach basic gardening techniques for a successful vegetable gardening experience. Topics will also include raised bed gardening, growing organically, and tips for growing your favorite fall veggies. $10 per person; includes ... READ MORE
Florida grows great vegetables
Florida's great for growing vegetables, really it is. We rank second only behind California for vegetable production in the US. One thing that sets us apart is our mild winters. It's because of this, that we can ... READ MORE
A few years ago at a fruit nursery, the owner was giving me a tour of his orchard and we were tasting the fruits of the season. “You’re gonna love this”, said the owner as he handed me a lemon to taste. Expectedly, it was sour. He then ... READ MORE
We all wish there was some magic potion to lose weight and keep it off, but the only way to lose weight the healthy way, is to eat less and move more. It's no secret: People who lose weight slowly by eating less and exercising more tend to ... READ MORE
Since 2014, several Florida blueberry growers reported visible tunneling on the canes of their blueberry bushes. In the summer of 2016, the University of Florida Fruit and Vegetable IPM Laboratory found a flatheaded borer larva feeding on wood ... READ MORE
Press release by Liz Southers
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Martin County Is Proud To Announce Our New 4-H Agent, Natalie Parkell.
June 28, 2018- Stuart, FL
The University of Florida ... READ MORE