The grape of the south, the Muscadine
The grape of the south is the muscadine. It is one of the few grape varieties that perform well in the hot climate of the southeastern United States. The native variety of muscadine is called 'Scuppernong'. ... READ MORE
In the Vines of Mistaken Identify, we're exploring the different types of vines commonly called "invasive" around Nassau County. Rather, in fact, these vines are not invasive and many of them are native too, which provides amazing benefits to ... READ MORE
Goji berries, often hailed as a superfruit, have captured the world's attention with their remarkable combination of health benefits and ease of cultivation. These small, red gems are celebrated for their exceptional nutritional profile ... READ MORE
Did you ever feel like you had a burning secret, something that you wanted to scream to the world because it is so good, yet so few people knew about it? This is how I feel about persimmons. I'll scream here.
While they are a spectacular ... READ MORE
Have you ever planted an avocado seed from a fresh fruit? Did you grab a cup and toothpicks to get started? Yes? STOP! Unless you are doing an activity to teach someone about how plants grow from seed, this is NOT the next way to plant an avocado ... READ MORE
The mulberry (Morus spp.) is a fruiting tree rich in flavor, with nutritious foliage, a myriad of medicinal and culinary value, and a fascinating history. With numerous species, hybrids, and endless cultivars to choose from—a mulberry may ... READ MORE
There are a number of controllable factors that combine to create a tree healthy enough to fruit. A healthy tree must have a strong root system, adequate light, proper pruning, proper nutrition, the right age, proper pollination, no mechanical ... READ MORE
While citrus trees have long been a popular choice for home gardeners, let me introduce you to the delightful world of muscadine grapes—a refreshing alternative that may just make you reconsider your planting preferences. Muscadine grapes ... READ MORE
Juicy, sweet, refreshing - a summertime treat. Its mango season in South Florida. It's June and our mango trees are full of ripe mangoes. The UF/IFAS EDIS publication on mangoes describe the fruit as oval or kidney-shaped, measuring ... READ MORE
View the recording of our Edible Landscaping webinar on YouTube here.
The concept of edible landscaping primarily applies to growing vegetables, herbs and fruit trees in a way where it fits in with your home landscape. With proper plant ... READ MORE