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.
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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
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 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
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 Jackson County Master Gardeners were planning to host their annual fundraiser Plant Sale on Saturday, March 21, 2020. This event was CANCELED due to COVID19. The event will be held from 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Jackson County Extension ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s Jackson County Extension Service has a new Horticulture Agent, Logan Boatwright. His educational program will focus on commercial fruit crop, vegetable, landscape, turf, and specialty crop production. ... READ MORE