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Wakulla County Extension Welcomes Summer Intern Johanna Walker


May 22, 2022

This summer, University of Florida student Johanna Walker will be working in Wakulla County as a paid summer intern with the 4-H program. About the Internship Program UF/IFAS Extension Summer Internship Program focuses on integrating College ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Edible Landscape, Environmental Sciences, Permaculture, Wakulla Springs

Savor the Flavor of Florida Summer


June 30, 2021

I cannot be the only one noticing the mangoes dripping off the trees across south Orlando. The bountiful blushy pink fruits remind us that Florida’s summers are not quite the food deserts that we dramatize. In fact, Florida supports a forest ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cflandscapes, Edible Landscape, Florida, Food, Food Forest, Food Waste, Fresh From Florida, Fresh Produce, Fruits, Hwooten, Local Food, Ocextension, Summer, Summer Harvest, Urban Farm, Yard, Yard Farm
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
Heirloom tomato variations

Everglades Tomato-A Summer Tomato for the Keys


April 20, 2020

Also known locally as wild tomato or currant tomato, the Everglades tomato is a wonder for gardeners in the Florida Keys. The tomato blooms and fruits all year long, is tolerant of our alkaline soil, brackish water, salt winds, and is resistant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Edible Landscape, Florida Keys, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Vegetable Gardening
Roselle caylces

Roselle, The Florida Cranberry


April 3, 2020

Roselle, a relative of hibiscus, was once used widely as an edible plant in Florida. The flowers are less showy than other hibiscus varieties, but their calyces (sepals at the base of the flower) are amazing! As the flower dies the calyx ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Edible Landscape, Florida Keys, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Gardening, Master Gardener Volunteer, Vegetable Gardening

Tired Taste Buds? Try Growing this Vegetable in Your Garden


February 17, 2020

Many gardeners like to try new things in their garden. Asian vegetables add nutrition and new flavors to your healthy meals. If you like to try a crop in the same family, grow some Tong Hao also know as Shungiko. It is also called edible ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture
Tags: Chrysanthemum, Crown Daisy, Edible Landscape, Gardening, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, Lettuce, Tong Hao, Vegetables

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