The University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County is taking applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer training course.
We are looking for people who will provide volunteer time at the Extension Office in Crestview ... READ MORE
Rising fuel and fertilizer prices along with ongoing supply chain issues have been devastating for our farmers. From 2019 to 2020, farm expenditures increased by 28%. Adapting to these changes and rising costs isn’t easy. With it being so ... READ MORE
The Spring Festival of Flowers will be held this weekend in Milton. It will be held at the UF/IFAS & Pensacola State College Milton Campus (5988 HWY 90 in Milton, FL). This festival features plant nurseries, UF Student Club plant sale, arts ... READ MORE
The next Gardening in the Panhandle Live webinar will be 3/31/2022 at 12 noon Central Time. The topic is “Turfgrass and Groundcovers” and Dr. Bryan Unruh, UF/IFAS Turfgrass Specialist, will be one of the panelists. This hour-long broadcast ... READ MORE
Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.
Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE
Correcting four common mistakes can result in a better lawn.
The first step in correctly managing a Florida lawn is to know the type of grass you’re managing. The kind of lawn pests, mowing height, herbicide selection, irrigation requirements ... READ MORE
Based on the calendar and day temperatures the narrow window of opportunity to use preemergence herbicides in lawns has arrived. But not every lawn needs an application of preemergence herbicide now – only those lawns that have a history ... READ MORE
Our winter temperatures go back and forth all season here in North Florida – one week it’s winter, the next week we may think spring has arrived. This back and forth with cold and mild temperatures throughout winter is typical in North Florida.
As ... READ MORE
Much of the trash that we throw away can be used to make our gardens more productive. A great New Year’s resolution is to begin to covert yard and kitchen debris into soil-enriching compost.
Many materials can be used to produce ... READ MORE
Christmas is on its way and it’s time to buy those gifts. If there is a gardener on your gift list, consider a gardening gift.
There are all sorts of gift ideas for a gardener and the price range varies as well.
A subscription ... READ MORE