Gardening In The Panhandle

Extension’s Connection to Community

Come on by and smell the flowers! Credit: Mark Tancig/UF …

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Correcting Crape Murder

Are you guilty of “Crape Murder”, the dreaded horticultural sin that involves lopping off your beautiful Crape Myrtles fence post high and creating gnarly looking knuckles?  No need to raise hands, you know who you are!  Despite the cruelness of this act, all is not lost; there is still time to repent and change your …

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Mushroom Growing Workshop – February 10

The Jackson County Master Gardeners are hosting a hosting a Mushroom Growing Workshop on Saturday, February 10 at the Jackson County Extension Office, 2741 Penn Ave., Marianna, FL.

Shiitake mushrooms growing on …

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Meet the Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference Keynote Speaker

Every gardener should know a thing or two about farming. Join UF/IFAS Extension at the 2018 Panhandle Fruit and Vegetable Conference to not only learn about market vegetable production, fruit and nut production, and much more, but also to attend the pre-conference farm tour and listen to a speech by the Keynote Speaker, Dr. …

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Make the Holiday Season Bright with Patio Citrus

Can’t ever figure out that perfect gift to give at the holidays? During the next gift giving season, why not try something a little different. Give a patio citrus tree! It’s a unique gift to give or receive here in the Sunshine State.

One of the pleasures nearly all homeowners in Florida can enjoy is …

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When Should I Prune My Fruit Trees?

When Should I Prune My Fruit Trees?

Every winter season in the Florida Panhandle is different. It can be wet or dry, frigid cold or unseasonably warm. We may have early frosts and early springs, or cold …

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Winter Shrubs

Winter Shrubs

Photo Caption: Unused tomato cages are a perfect support for heavy covers which can protect delicate landscape …

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Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly

Photo by Sydney Park Brown UF/IFAS

Holly has been considered sacred in some cultures because it remained green and strong with brightly colored red berries no matter how harsh the winter, even when most …

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Hydroponic Bucket Garden

Leaf lettuce growing in a floating hydroponic system.

Leaf lettuce growing in a floating hydroponic system. Photo Credit: University of Florida/IFAS Extension.

Christmas is just around the corner and what better gift could you give other than the gift that …

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Time to Cut Back Tropical Milkweed

Time to Cut Back Tropical Milkweed

Monarch butterflies. Photo credit: Pia-Riitta Klein.

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