The hottest days of the summer are here and you might be thinking, “There is no way something could survive this heat!”. You might also be wondering “What can I do in my landscape?” Well, you are correct – it is hot and there are ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County is excited to welcome Ashley Kush as the new Horticulture Extension Agent. Ashley will serve specialty crop farmers, such as vegetable, fruit, citrus, nut, ornamental nursery, and sod production systems in Jackson ... READ MORE
How much fertilizer does my satsuma tree need?
It has recently come to my attention that many gardeners in the area are not sure when and how much fertilizer to apply to their Satsuma trees. The best tool for fertilization is to send in ... READ MORE
Spring is the time of year when many people are ready to get outside and are also excited about gardening. But there are a wide range of plants that can be grown in the cool-season as well. This is the time of year to plant strawberries, broccoli, ... READ MORE
You don't have to huge open spaces to garden. Muriel Turner, Jackson County Master Gardener, shares how she gardens in small spaces in containers or small beds along structures and pathways around her home. She combines herbs, vegetables, and ... READ MORE
In late July, Larry Kinsolving, a Jackson County Master Gardener noticed an insect pest in the beautiful, large azalea bushes that frame the front entrance to his home in Marianna, Florida.
The azalea caterpillar, Datana major, is found in ... READ MORE
In mid-July I visited the home one of Jackson County's veteran Master Gardeners, Les Furr. Together we created two videos that share successful gardening ideas from Les' property. He has a number of fruit trees, and planted annual sunflowers ... READ MORE
As a part of Phase 1 of the Jackson County Board of County Commission's Re-Opening Plan, the UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office is open to the public once again. The Extension Staff have been working in the office throughout the Shut-Down, ... READ MORE
There are quite a few plants that are adapted to the climate in the Florida Panhandle that can provide food for your family from your yard. In the following video, County Extension Director, Doug Mayo shares how he grows satsuma mandarin trees ... READ MORE
The Board of County Commissioners met on March 17, 2020 and declared that Jackson County is now operating in a State of Emergency due to COVID19. At this time, there have been no positive cases of Corona Virus confirmed in Jackson County. ... READ MORE