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
There has been concern about the health and numbers of pollinators in recent years. Planting a small area around your home can provide a place for pollinators to help pollinate your fruit and vegetable plants.
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If you are interested in learning about pollinators and how to attract them to your garden and/or need help diagnosing a lawn, landscape or garden problem and want to purchase locally grown produce, we have two upcoming events for you.
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It will not be long before we again are in the heat of summer here in North Florida. The heat, rain, humidity, insects and fungi all take their toll on our gardens and landscapes. To better prepare for this, you may be interested in attending ... 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
The first “Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” for 2022 will discuss Growing Tomatoes in Northwest Florida, on Thursday, February 17 at 12 p.m. Central Time or 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive.
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