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Master Gardener Volunteers Ready to Help in Fort Walton Beach


January 30, 2023

What happened to the old Extension Office Annex on Hollywood Boulevard in Fort Walton Beach where I used to go to have my lawn and garden questions answered? Here is the answer as well as info on where to find us now. The main office for ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Master Gardener Volunteer, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics
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Christmas Gifts for the Gardener from UF Extension Bookstore


December 14, 2022

Do you have that difficult to buy for person on your Christmas shopping list? I have an idea, especially if that person enjoys gardening.   The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Sustainable Living, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Gardening Books, Gardening Gifts, Gardening Resources
Tobacco mosaic virus on tomato leaf

The Virus was First Discovered in Plants


April 14, 2020

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Master Gardener Volunteer, Plant Disease, Plant Pathology, Virus

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