Is dolomite or lime effective in controlling sandspur? I’ve heard sandspur won't grow if we sweeten the soil.
According to UF specialist and Extension agents, attempts to kill sandspur by liming or using dolomite is not effective. Additionally, ... READ MORE
How cold is too cold and how do I protect plants from freezing temperatures?
The good news; plants selected for site conditions have greater chances of surviving and thriving. Over the past weeks, plants have been preconditioned by exposure ... READ MORE
Participants can expect hands-on instruction intertwined with enjoyable horticulture activities. Immerse yourself in a delightful experience led by UF/IFAS Extension Levy County Master Gardener Volunteers. This unique journey into creativity ... READ MORE
The 2024 Master Gardener course meets once per week, Thursdays, January 25-April 18, 9 am-NOON at Levy Extension Center.
Addressing challenges of gardening in North Florida, topics include fertilization, efficient watering, pesticide ... READ MORE
From coast to sandhill, pasture to homestead, dozens of mosquito species breed around Florida homes and neighborhoods. Mosquitoes ease through life in one of four forms - egg, larvae, pupae, or adult. As bloodsucking adults, some are pests, ... READ MORE
In every Florida county, community members turn to their local UF/IFAS Extension office for year-round assistance in gardening, youth programming, and other needs. In Levy and surrounding counties, non-paid volunteers play an essential role ... READ MORE
The firefly is the symbol of illumination and is portrayed on the Florida Master Gardener volunteer 5-year service award. Wendy L. Wilbur, State Master Gardener coordinator explained, “with 5 years of service, a Master Gardener Volunteer has ... READ MORE
Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener volunteer (MGV) training program. Meeting Thursdays, January 25 – April 18, 9 am – Noon, Levy County Extension ... READ MORE
Master Gardeners receive the Award of Excellence for Educational Materials from the University of Florida. The ‘Record of Change’ portable herbarium project provides responsive and timely education for residents and Master Gardeners. More ... READ MORE
Spring rush and lazy days of summer yield to days of diminishing daylight. We wanted to get one more crop in the garden. Our pick for cool season cultivation? Strawberries!
Strawberries are a cool season annual in North Florida, flowering ... READ MORE