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UF/IFAS Extension
Nassau County

Nassau County Extension staff conduct programs in 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Lawns Gardens & Landscapes, and Familes & Consumers.

(904) 530-6353
543350 US Hwy 1
Callahan, FL 32011-6486


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Nandina (Nandina domestica)
Nandina (Nandina domestica) Nandina, or heavenly bamboo, started in the landscape and now appears throughout some of our natural areas. This evergreen shrub grows upright and produces bright red berry clusters, similar to Coral Ardisia


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Virtual Showcase of 4-H County Events 2020
As most Nassau County 4-H'ers already know, County Events 2020 has been postponed indefinitely as a result of the Covid-19 virus spreading around the county and the world.  Unfortunately, all of the youth who worked so hard on their various presentations, photos and musical acts weren't able to perform in front of a live audience and a panel of judges


NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University


Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Mimosa Silk Tree (Albizia julibrissin)
Mimosa Silk Tree (Albizia julibrissin) I'll be the first to admit - this is a beautiful tree. Unfortunately, it is highly invasive


Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Mother of Millions (Kalanchoe x houghtnoii)
Mother of Millions (Kalanchoe x houghtnonii) The Mother of Millions gets its name because of the hundreds of offspring it produces and spreads across the landscape. This specific plant has been problematic for Nassau County's coastal ecosystems by displacing the natural plant material along the coastal dunes


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    Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Mexican Petunia (Ruellia simplex)
    Mexican Petunia (Ruellia simplex) You can easily identify Mexican Petunia in the landscape. Its upright growth produces beautiful blue to purple flowers


    Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Wild Taro (Colocasia esculenta)
    Wild Taro (Colocasia esculenta) Unlike other invasive plants introduced for their ornamental quality, Wild Taro appeared as a potential crop substitute. The U