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people standing behind muscadine vine

Growing a Green Thumb; Pruning Grapevine


February 4, 2022

The muscadine is believed to be one of the first native grape species cultivated in North America. Its fruit is popular in jellies, eating in hand, juice and winemaking. And, there is growing interest in muscadine sparkling wine! To control ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: En Espanol, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Grape Pruning, Growing A Green Thumb
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
The 2019 Master Gardener class, plus Pete (center blue cap) demonstrate soil sampling.

Growing a Green Thumb; Vegetable Garden Soil Testing


March 26, 2020

I’ll be first to admit gardening is hard work. Over the years, the man of the mower has put in sweat and toiled to draw forth an edible bounty. Working the land has revealed a great deal about previous land use. Charred wood, metal farm implements ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Fertilizer, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Growing A Green Thumb, Levy County, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener, UF-IFAS, Vegetable, Water Quality

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