Tag: vegetables

They Are Healthy For a Reason

It’s no secret, fruits and vegetables provide many health benefits. Research has shown that people who consume a diet plentiful in fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy meal plan are likely to have reduced risk… Read More

Fall Vegetable Gardening Class

This class will teach basic gardening techniques for a successful vegetable gardening experience.  Topics will also include raised bed gardening, growing organically, and tips for growing your favorite fall veggies.  $10 per person; includes take home information and… Read More

Cautious Optimism About Whitefly Pressure on Fall Vegetables this Year

Josh Freeman, Associate Professor of Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida, Xavier Martini, Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Florida, Mathews Paret, Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Stormy Sparks, Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia, and… Read More

Indoor Summer Gardening Seminar

Even the most serious gardeners can be driven indoors by the summer heat.  But that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your hobby!  Join the Baker County Extension Office for an indoor summer gardening seminar that will cover the… Read More

Composting, Good for the Landscape and Environment

When you think of compost you may picture some ready to purchase bagged product that is used as a soil amendment for new plantings. You may not realize that yard waste and vegetable scraps from your kitchen can… Read More

Learn how to “Eat with the Seasons”

The Englewood Farmers Market is partnering with the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP), the SNAP-Ed implementing agency in Florida, and Florida Organic Growers’ Fresh Access Bucks (FAB) program to conduct a special cooking demonstration from 9 a.m…. Read More

Planting in November

While other states are experiencing nearly freezing temperatures in November, Florida provides cool, dry weather that is great for many plants. You can take advantage of Florida’s weather by following these planting suggestions based on the Florida climate… Read More

Planting in September

Planting in September

While September marks the beginning of fall, the summer’s blistering temperatures may not drop for some time. To see what you should plant this month, use these recommendations based on Florida’s climate regions. You can identify your area… Read More