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The Univeristy of Florida/IFAS Extension in Jackson County Gardening & Landscaping Program offers research-based information to assist homeowners, horticulture professionals, and youth in landscaping and gardening practices. We offer educational workshops and diagnostic services to promote healthy plants that can feed your family or add beauty to your yard.

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Answers to Common Questions about Raised Bed Gardening

Spring is the time of year when many people are ready to get outside and are also excited about gardening.  But there are a wide range of plants that can be grown in the cool-season as well. This is the time of year to plant strawberries,...
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Gardening in Small Places

You don't have to huge open spaces to garden. Muriel Turner, Jackson County Master Gardener, shares how she gardens in small spaces in containers or small beds along structures and pathways around her home. She combines herbs, vegetables, and...
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Controlling Azalea Caterpillars on Azaleas & Blueberry Bushes

In late July, Larry Kinsolving, a Jackson County Master Gardener noticed an insect pest in the beautiful, large azalea bushes that frame the front entrance to his home in Marianna, Florida. The azalea caterpillar, Datana major, is found...
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