Summer vegetable garden weeds can be a problem for gardeners. It's too hot to check weed growth every afternoon. And we really only have a few vegetable plants which will survive the heat of a Florida summer. Deciding to let the garden ... READ MORE
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles can be applied to your edible plants too! Watch our webinar recording to learn how to choose low maintenance Florida-Friendly plants for your area. We also teach ... READ MORE
I know you know the tropical hibiscus flower. Perhaps you have enjoyed some hibiscus tea? It is a more popularized way of drinking up this flavorful flower, but it has many more uses than you may know of! One such use is a cranberry flavored ... READ MORE
Fall is such a wonderful season for colorful falling leaves, hay rides, carved jack-o’-lanterns, Halloween costumes, pumpkin flavored foods, autumn gatherings, and pumpkin patches!
Pumpkin carving is one the best Halloween activities families ... READ MORE
Sweet potatoes are surprising plants. Native to tropical America, this tuberous relative of the Morning Glory, is both edible and ornamental. An excellent source of vitamin A, the tubers come in yellow, orange and purple-colored flesh. While ... READ MORE
We often get questions on what sort of edible plants can be found in Florida's natural lands. This week in the Plant Clinic, Master Gardener and Master Naturalist Don Philpott (email@example.com) gives a lesson on what's brewing in your yard! ... READ MORE
Dollarweed is a common issue in Florida lawns and gardens. This week Master Gardener and Master Naturalist Don Philpott (firstname.lastname@example.org) discusses what you can do to get rid of dollarweed, and why you might consider keeping it! Read Don's ... READ MORE
We often see questions on whether or not a plant is edible in our plant clinic, and mistakes can be deadly when making an incorrect plant I.D. This week in the plant clinic, Master Gardener and Master Naturalist Don Philpott (email@example.com) ... READ MORE
The daylily is a popular flowering perennial that adapts well to Florida landscapes statewide. Plants are available in a wide variety of growth habits, flower shapes and colors, including yellow, orange, red, pink, purple, near-white ... READ MORE
All sorts of mushrooms are growing during this wet, warm summer. Learn about the varieties growing in local landscapes, and which ones to avoid.
The UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office will be holding a basic mushroom program on Thursday, ... READ MORE