The 2024 Master Gardener course meets once per week, Thursdays, January 25-April 18, 9 am-NOON at Levy Extension Center.
Addressing challenges of gardening in North Florida, topics include fertilization, efficient watering, pesticide ... READ MORE
When you’re giving thanks this Thanksgiving, consider that much of your food grew in the Sunshine State, say University of Florida experts.
Those edibles include corn, potatoes, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, lettuce and tomatoes.
Like many ... READ MORE
Join us for an exciting event filled with research based information and techniques. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, this in-person gathering is perfect for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of gardening in north ... READ MORE
When you’re perusing the produce section, you’re looking for fresh fruits and vegetables. If not eaten within a few days after harvest, many age quickly and get thrown out, leading to food waste, say University of Florida experts.
Fruits ... READ MORE
It's that time of year again when the variety of produce available at the farmers' markets dwindles and you're largely limited to hardy, heat- and drought-tolerant Florida vegetables like eggplant, okra, Seminole pumpkin and Malabar spinach. ... READ MORE
Fertilizer can help plants grow but can also have adverse effects on the environment. Be sure to apply best management practices when fertilizing to optimize your plant health without harming our water bodies. Watch the recording of our How ... READ MORE
Spring Gardening and Cooking: Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes: Saturday February 18, 2023 10am to 12pm
Please join us for an informative workshop to learn about
growing a bountiful spring potato crop and a summer sweet
potato crop. Also, attendees ... READ MORE
In the old days, food was not as readily available as today. We've come a long way with grocery stores seemingly on every corner. It's hard to imagine how our great-grandparents and those that came before them survived without such conveniences. ... READ MORE
This year, my partner’s and my goal is to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. She’s been vegetarian more than half her life, so she has a lot of practice with this. I, on the other hand, still need some help figuring out what I want besides ... READ MORE
Since 1921, the UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC) has built a rich history and world-class reputation for its commitment to growers, promoting sustainable agricultural systems and protecting South Florida’s natural ... READ MORE