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UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension booth @ Cedar Key

Ronnie J, Mrs. Bill B, Michael H and Martha H talk about plants

Ronnie J. and Mrs. Bill B paused for photo opp with Michael H. and Martha H, 2021 Master Gardener class graduates. Hundreds of residents stopped at the hortculture booth. Some shared photos of pressed plants,… Read More

DIY Container Garden with Draped Hypertufa

Various example draped hypertufa containers.

Perfect for seasonal gardens and great for gift giving. You’ll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric. What is hypertufa? a mixture of portand cement and aggregates. Fabric… Read More

Dig In! Gardening Course starts September 2021

UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners serve the community. Image of bees, flowers, landscape and people talking

Growing a Green Thumb! Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener volunteer (MGV) training program. Meeting Fridays, September 10 – November 5, 9:30 am… Read More

Fall Gardening Workshop; A Cornucopia of Techniques and Tips

Join us for an exciting half-day outdoor gardening workshop. Guests will discuss and practice diverse¬† gardening techniques and tips. Bring your friends and curiosity. Build knowledge and gain gardening confidence. Masks encouraged but not required…. Read More

Sculpture and Plants welcome Park Visitors

Park rangers position manatee cutouts at park entrance.

Florida Master Gardeners, park rangers and Friends of Manatee Springs celebrated the 67th Anniversary of Manatee Springs State Park. Sculpture work was commissioned by a local artist and welder. Eragrostis spectabilis (Purple love grass) and… Read More

Learn how to restore marine habitats

Coral reef and sponges in the Gulf of Mexico.

Marine habitats Marine habitats such as seagrass meadows, coral reefs, and sponge beds are some of the most threatened on the planet. UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant Extension agents in the Nature Coast work a… Read More

Baked Seatrout with Pesto Pine Nut Topping: Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE!

seafood dishes and program logo

Spotted seatrout! The recipe below uses wild-caught spotted seatrout, a fish commonly targeted by inshore anglers. There is only a small commercial fishery for seatrout in Florida, so it might be tough to find in… Read More

Florida-Friendly Landscaping(tm)

diagram of plat with house and property lines

Learn principles for enhancing your Florida landscape. Dr. Hansen, Assistant Professor, Environmental Horticulture Department, UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville has developed, authored and co-authored several horticulture-related publications for the University of Florida. FREE web-based meeting, broadcast live…. Read More

Catch the Nature Coast Currents

Since our ribbon cutting in 2017, the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station has hosted annual Open House events. Our staff looked forward to it every year as a valuable chance to chat about our work…. Read More