Horticulture

Recruiting for 2017 Master Gardener Training!

From now until June 6, 2017, we will be accepting applications for the 2017 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program. This class is designed to train volunteers to support UF/IFAS Extension Programs, primarily but not limited to Horticulture. The attached flyer answers some common questions MG Class 2017 Flyer FAQ . If you …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/05/12/recruiting-for-2017-master-gardener-training/

Free Butterfly Gardening Workshop, June 3rd!

Learn how to attract butterflies to your garden and get a tour of our Demonstration Butterfly Garden here on site at this 3 hour workshop. For more details find the full flyer here: Butterfly Flyer Space is limited, so please be sure to pre-register by calling our office 850-784-6105 or you can …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/05/12/free-butterfly-gardening-workshop-june-3rd/

Celebrate Outdoors – Family Fishing Power!

By L. Scott Jackson | Celebrate Outdoors, The News Herald

Fish are special animals ordained with super powers to connect generations of families, friends, and communities. Fishing skills and experiences gained in one’s life are handed off to loved ones encased in legendary memories. I bet most anglers can tell you exactly when …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/04/09/celebrate-outdoors-family-fishing-power/

Zika & Mosquitoes: What You Need To Know

Bay County has been added to the list of Florida Counties with confirmed cases of Zika Virus. This news raises many questions for residents and visitors to our area. For immediate information on Zika virus see the sites listed below: Florida Medical Entomology Lab Florida Health Centers for Disease Control …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2016/08/12/zika-mosquitoes-what-you-need-to-know/

On-line Training Options for end of Year CEUs

After the presents, great food and quality time spent with family, some time devoted toward training can help you build professional skills necessary to maintain pesticide licenses. Busy schedules often slow during the holiday season.  Pesticide License CEUs and training are now available through UF/IFAS on-line. The training website is always available and fits your schedule anytime you have …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2014/12/23/on-line-training-options-for-end-of-year-ceus/

Why is My Tree Dying?

Over the past several weeks we have received many calls from concerned residents about mature trees turning brown.  There are many factors that could be in play, but a common cause has been related to the excess rainfall from the summer months.  UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Commercial Horticulture Agent Sheila Dunning explains in this article why …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/10/03/why-is-my-tree-dying/