As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Spring is in the air, and that means temperatures are warming up and tank-tops, shorts, and flip-flops will soon be your preferred attire. Once those highs are steadily in the 80s and 90s, any outdoor activity will become coupled with a bottle ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Agents and Master Gardeners of Leon County have partnered with the Leon County Office of Resource Stewardship to lead multiple educational activities at this year’s Leon County Sustainable Community Summit.
The conference ... READ MORE
One of the biggest obstacles a vegetable gardener faces is how to supply crops with healthy soil that can support crop growth all season long. Many native soils in Florida are stripped of imperative nutrients that crops need to grow, are too ... READ MORE
Nematodes. Those microscopic, worm-like creatures that enter or attach themselves to crop roots, pierce root tissue, suck up root juices, and destroy crop yields.
But did you know, plant-parasitic nematodes are only a very small fraction ... READ MORE
August is a double-edged sword. The oppressive heat is at its pinnacle – where even the thought of spending time in the garden makes you break into a sweat – but it is also the time of year that visions of fall start coming into focus, ... READ MORE
The vegetable garden at the UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Demonstration Gardens is maintained by Master Gardener VegHeadz. The garden and the team were founded in 2011 with the goal of passing on information on research based north Florida gardening ... READ MORE
Have you ever imagined planting a small garden and growing vegetables for your family? It may seem like a difficult and daunting project, but I assure you the benefits of growing your own vegetables far outweigh the reservations and roadblocks ... READ MORE
Have you ever wanted to start your own Herb Garden? Fresh herbs are a great way to add healthy nutrients to your recipes. Herbs offer Vitamins, antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits. They also provide abundant flavor to ... READ MORE
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT GARDENING? Whether you want to start a garden at your home, at your school, or in the community, this program will give you the tools and the skills you will need to grow and maintain a successful garden.
Registration ... READ MORE