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MGV Backyard 101 Composting Workshop

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October 24, 2023

Join us for an exciting and informative Backyard Composting 101 Workshop hosted by the Jackson County Master Gardener Volunteer Program! Discover the secrets of turning your kitchen scraps and yard waste into nutrient-rich compost for your plants.    The ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Compost, Educational Workshop, Horticulture, Jackson County Extension, Jackson County Florida, Master Gardener Program

Spigelia marilandica, A Pollinator Friendly Native Plant for Northwest Florida Gardens

April 21, 2023

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES
Tags: Gardening With Natives, Indian Pink, Native Gardening, Native Plants, Woodland Pinkroot

Old Tea Roses Worthy of Consideration for Florida Panhandle Landscapes

April 18, 2023

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES
Tags: Antique Roses, Easy Care Roses, Horticulture, Landscaping, Old Garden Roses, Rose, Rose Gardening, Sustainable Roses, Tea Roses

AUGUST What to Plant? What to Do?

August 17, 2021

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Annuals, Bulbs, Fertilizing, Herbs, Horticulture, Jackson County, Jackson County Extension, Mowing, Nutrition Deficiencies, Outdoor Landscaping, Palm Care, Panhandle Agriculture, Summer, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

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