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August is usually a harsh month in the North Florida landscape. Heat and humidity take their toll on both the landscape and the gardener. But there are things to do now that can make a difference in your landscape in the near future.
Now ... READ MORE
June offers hotter temperatures, humidity and possible thunderstorm activity. In addition, school is out and many people take time to go on vacation. This leaves less time for landscape and garden chores. But there are things to do in the June ... READ MORE
An upcoming plant clinic in Fort Walton Beach is designed to provide answers to lawn, landscape and/or garden problems.
The plant clinic will be held Friday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the temporary UF/IFAS Extension Annex located at ... READ MORE
A surprising number of plants can be used in our landscapes that are edible. In addition to the many traditional fruit and vegetable plants, there are other plants that are not as often considered, including some ornamentals and even "weeds” ... READ MORE
“As long as there have been gardeners there have been gardeners sharing their knowledge with each other,” as stated by Wendy Wilber State Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator with UF/IFAS Extension.
Wendy and I share the successes and ... READ MORE
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to bring pollinators to your property, enjoy a delicious lunch and even learn how to cook and store fresh herbs. This and more will be covered at the No Mow March Event taking place at the Okaloosa ... READ MORE
If you are interested in learning more about pollinators that are important to wildlife, on our farms and in our lawns, landscapes and gardens, you’ll be interested in the No Mow March event.
This event offers something for everyone from ... READ MORE
Recent widespread hard freezes more than likely resulted in damage to many of the citrus trees in Northwest Florida. Cold damage will become more evident as we move into the spring and summer of 2023.
It is best to take a “wait ... READ MORE
In North Florida, it’s wise to select the more cold hardy citrus varieties. Kumquats and Satsuma mandarins are the most cold hardy of the edible citrus choices. In our area, it’s important to purchase citrus trees that are grafted onto ... READ MORE