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Researcher Karen McKenzie raised these female in captivity. They do not carry disease.

What’s Buzzing Me, Mosquito Be Gone!


August 22, 2022

From the coast to sandhills, pastures to homestead, dozens of mosquito species are found around Florida homes and neighborhoods. They ease through life in one of four forms - egg, larvae, pupa or adult. As adults, some transmit disease pathogen ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Bee Hive, Bug Spray, Control De Mosquitoes, Disease, EEEV, En Espanol, Florida, Gardening, Levy County, Manage Pests, Mosquito, Mosquito Bites, No-spray List, Skeeter Bites, UF IFAS, West Nile Disease
people standing behind muscadine vine

Growing a Green Thumb; Pruning Grapevine


February 4, 2022

The muscadine is believed to be one of the first native grape species cultivated in North America. Its fruit is popular in jellies, eating in hand, juice and winemaking. And, there is growing interest in muscadine sparkling wine! To control ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: En Espanol, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Grape Pruning, Growing A Green Thumb
Children and adults interact with Extension Master Gardeners during annual Arts and Seafood Festival.

UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension @ Yankeetown Seafood Festival


November 16, 2021

Visit UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension booth at 2021 Yankeetown Arts, Crafts and Seafood Festival, Saturday November 20, 2021: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday November 21, 2021: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. In an ideal ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Festival, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, InsideNatureCoast, Levy County, Levy County Extension, Master Gardener
Ronnie J, Mrs. Bill B, Michael H and Martha H talk about plants

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


October 22, 2021

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, thier gardens or plants they wanted ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Festival, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, InsideNatureCoast, Levy County, Levy County Extension
Park rangers position manatee cutouts at park entrance.

Sculpture and Plants welcome Park Visitors


May 6, 2021

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) ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Work & Life
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, InsideNatureCoast, Levy County, Levy County Extension, Manatee Springs State Park, Master Gardener, Parks, UF/IFAS Extension

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