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.
First, ... READ MORE
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
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
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
Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! returns; New topics, same virtual format
February 1, 2021
By: Kirsten Romaguera, 352-294-3313, email@example.com
Long-time and aspiring green thumbs can ask the experts their gardening questions when ... READ MORE
If you’ve been outside this spring, you’ve probably been bothered by gnats. These tiny flies relentlessly congregate near the face getting into the eyes, nose, mouth and ears.
Eye gnats come right up to the faces of people and animals ... READ MORE
One of the things to do while stuck at home due to COVID-19 restrictions, is to look for caterpillars and butterflies in your landscape. I’ve noticed giant swallowtail butterflies (Papilio cresphontes) a little early this year. The giant swallowtail ... READ MORE
Did you know that the first virus discovered was in plants, not in humans? As early as 1857, tobacco farmers in the Netherlands recognized a new disease of tobacco. It wasn’t called a virus at the time as the causal agent was unknown. In 1886, ... READ MORE
With most of us being at home more due to restrictions on getting out, people seem to be noticing more of what is going on in their own lawns, landscapes and gardens. As a result, I am getting more questions about “unusual” things being ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Extension Office in Okaloosa County will be offering a seminar on growing citrus and a seminar on growing tomatoes at the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA) Home Show. And I will provide a vegetable ... READ MORE