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UF/IFAS Extension
Baker County

UF/IFAS Extension Baker County is a partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the University of Florida's Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and the Baker County Board of County Commissioners.

Contact

baker@ifas.ufl.edu
(904) 259-3520
1025 West Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - noon
1pm - 5pm

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Rain Lily – Wild Weeds
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Rain Lily Zephyranthes atamasca Rain Lily is a short-lived perennial wildflower that occurs in moist flatwoods, river swamps, floodplains, and can often be found in ditches and roadsides. As the name suggests, this plant typically blooms after a rain shower

06/01/2022

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Baker County Master Gardener Volunteer Training
UF/IFAS Extension Baker County is now accepting applications for the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course. WHO ARE THE MASTER GARDENERS? Master Gardeners are volunteer educators of the horticultural arts and sciences

05/23/2022

4-H Leg: 50 Years of Giving Youth a Voice in Government
There’s a famous quote, often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, that we must “be the change we wish to see in the world.” Few of us take the opportunity to meet that challenge

06/20/2022

Florida’s Native Flora & Fauna: Red Buckeye and Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Featuring some of Florida’s native flora (plant life) and fauna (animal life) so you can learn to recognize, appreciate, and protect native.

05/13/2022

Scarlet Hibiscus – Wild Weeds
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Scarlet Hibiscus Hibiscus coccienues Scarlet Hibiscus, also called scarlet rosemallow, is an herbaceous to semi-woody perennial wildflower in Florida. You can often find this flower growing in home landscapes as well as in natural areas like along wetland and stream edges, swamps, and other wet, open sites

05/01/2022

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    Feay’s Prairieclover – Wild Weeds
    Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Feay's Prairieclover Dalea feayi Feay's prairieclover is a low-growing shrub with a distinct rounded growth habit. You'll find this wild weed in sandhills and other scrubby habitats

    04/01/2022

    Lyreleaf Sage – Wild Weeds
    Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Lyreleaf Sage Salvia lyrata   Lyreleaf Sage is a flowering perennial that is strictly upright with a rosette of leaves at the base. The leaves are deeply 3-lobed with a few simple leavers higher up on the stem

    03/01/2022