UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County is pleased to announce that Abigail (Abbey) Payne is the new Commercial and Environmental Horticulture Agent. Abbey will be focusing on consultations and educational programs for specialty crop ... READ MORE
The Jackson County Master Gardener Program will be hosting a Fall Vegetable Workshop on Saturday, August 26th starting at 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. There will be an admission fee of $10.00 per person, which will cover handouts, giveaways ... READ MORE
This week I have been noticing some of the beautiful perennials blooming at the Jackson County Extension office, and one struck me as especially beautiful. Indian Pink or Woodland Pinkroot, it turns out, (Spigelia marilandica), is native ... READ MORE
Due to several unique challenges home gardeners and nursery owners are often baffled when trying to incorporate roses into landscapes. Consequently, they ignore roses altogether or limit themselves to cultivars in the knockout or drift series. ... READ MORE
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