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UF/IFAS Extension
Gilchrist County

UF/IFAS Extension Gilchrist County is a partnership between the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science. County Extension functions for the purpose of providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.

Contact

gilchrist@ifas.ufl.edu
(352) 463-3174
125 E. Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm
Closed for lunch from 12pm-1pm, daily.

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DIY Container Garden with Draped Hypertufa
Perfect for seasonal gardens and great for gift giving. You'll create a unique, one-of-a-kind, textural container suitable for indoor or outdoor display

04/19/2022

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2022 Levy County Library Summer Program
Nature Coast Master Gardeners (NCMG) teamed-up with sixty-five children and a dozen adults during the 2022 Levy County Library Summer Program. In cooperation with Darlene Slattery, Levy County Library Director and Layce Hallman, Library Office Manager, NCMG visited five branch libraries during the week-long program

06/22/2022

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

Growing a Green Thumb; Water is a Limiting Factor
"Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration."   ~ Lou Erickson Florida’s winter and spring tend to be drier months

03/17/2022

Growing a Green Thumb; Soil Preparation
A bit of garden wit, ascribed to Dave Barry, “your first job is to prepare the soil.  The best tool for this is your neighbor's motorized garden tiller

03/14/2022

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    New guided tours help you follow the Big Bend Shellfish Trail
    Big Bend Shellfish Trail Florida's Big Bend is one of the last places in Florida with wide swaths of undeveloped coastline. Here, natural shorelines mix with abundant wildlife and clean water to produce amazing visitor experiences

    03/09/2022

    Growing a Green Thumb; Pruning Grapevine
    The muscadine is believed to be one of the first native grape species cultivated in North America. Its fruit is popular in jellies, eating in hand, juice and winemaking

    02/04/2022