The Gardens of the Big Bend is a botanical and teaching garden located on the grounds of UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) and operated jointly with the nonprofit organization, Gardening Friends of the Big Bend,… Read More
An American Landscape Perspective Over the past couple of months, we explored the Gardens of the World. Our explorations together took us through time starting with the Egyptian gardens along the Nile River to Greece, Rome, Persia, Asia,… Read More
Have you visited the Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) Demonstration Gardens at UF/IFAS Extension Polk County in Bartow? These gardens feature the nine principles of FFL and received a state award in 2019. The gardens are open to the public… Read More
Moranga squash is an easy squash for the North Florida Garden when given room to grow and time to develop. Learn some basics with UF IFAS Extension’s Garden to Table series in Escambia County.
Vegetable gardens around Pasco County might be seeing their eggplant come in. At not even 40 calories a cup, zero fat, a good source of fiber, and with potassium, iron, protein, and antioxidants, eggplant has grown in popularity… Read More
A Beginning Along a River Imagine yourself nomadically wandering a desert, constantly searching for your next meal and freshwater, when you suddenly come upon a vibrant river teeming with life. The river’s seasonal ebbs-and-flows formed a landscape prime… Read More
Learn about okra in summer’s heat and when to harvest for tender fruit with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.
That southern charm feeling may in fact be attributed to the beautiful botanicals finding comfort in southern climates. The Science of Southern Gardens will explore the plants from the past to the flowers of the future. Plant scientists… Read More
Learn a little about cantaloupe that is growing in the late spring garden. Beth Bolles with UF IFAS Extension in Escambia County shares experience from her backyard garden.
Now is a good time to start a small backyard garden. You can choose your favorite vegetables and herbs to grow in our warm season. Learn a starting point with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County In the Backyard… Read More