Rare Blue Beauty I have grown, sold and worked with Florida native plants for over 30 years. During that time, I have discovered some of the real stand outs. Sky Blue Cluster Vine, or Jacquemontia pentanthos, is one… Read More
While you are busy keeping the weeds from exploding out of plant beds and the grass is showing off how fast it can grow with lots of sun and adequate moisture, you may not notice those vines creeping… Read More
Extension connects the general public with University of Florida scientist and specialist by providing research based education. The science behind weed control, specifically Dioscorea bulbifera (air potato vine), engages youth and residents to seek out, identify and become… Read More
Florida is home to many native plants and knowing what plant you are looking at isn’t always easy. Today, we are going to focus on just two, similar looking, native, vining plants: poison ivy and Virginia creeper. Why these two species? Let’s find out! Have you heard the saying “leaves of three, let it be; leaves of… 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.