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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
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Growing A Green Thumb; Container Basics


September 4, 2020

Spruce up a window sill, table top or porch with potted plants. Containers are portable and provide an instant fix to problem areas. DIY with container combinations of edible and flowering annuals (single season) and perennials (live more than ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Container Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Healthy Eating, Levy County, Master Gardener, Vegetables

Avocado Selection, Storage and Preparation


May 12, 2020

Delicious green avocados are a nutrient-dense fruit, not a vegetable. They contain healthy fatty acids, essential amino acids, and more than 20 vitamins and minerals, plus they are a good source of fiber. They have more potassium than bananas ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF/IFAS Extension

Watermelon Is More Than Dessert


May 1, 2020

A family reunion, summer BBQ, picnic or get together jsut isn’t complete without a delicious slice of sweet juicy watermelon. Watermelons come in all shapes, sizes, red and yellow meat colors and some are seedless. Watermelons are listed ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, UF/IFAS Extension, Watermelon

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