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Horticulture Extension agents provide homeowners, HOA, plant nurseries and landscape professionals with information on Florida Friendly Landscape plants (FFL) including lawn care, plant selection, water conservation, insect and disease management through a variety of workshops. Master Gardener volunteers also work with schools training Jr. Master Gardeners on projects such as community gardens.  They provide thousands of hours of service to the local community.  Volunteers also answer questions and conduct soil pH tests in county offices while creating educational opportunities to expand the educational mission of UF/IFAS.

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CAN GREEN BAGS REALLY KEEP YOUR FOOD FRESH FOR WEEKS?

Can 'green bags' really keep your food fresh for weeks? You've likely seen them on late-night TV. Commercials boasting: "Our miracle green bags can keep your foods fresh for weeks!" "Made with all-natural minerals, our bags lock in the freshness using nanotechnology!" "With our containers, one week-old chicken salad tastes as fresh as the day it was bought." Week-old chicken salad? Is that even possible? What are green bags and

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Landscape Matters 2018 – Propagation

Landscape Matters Wednesday, March 7 , 10 a.m. Yulee County Building 86026 Pages Dairy Road. (Take US 17 North, pass over the railroad tracks, turn left on Pages Dairy Road. The building is attached to the fire station.) 86026 Pages Dairy Rd, Yulee, FL 32097, USA UF/IFAS Nassau County Master Gardeners Kathy McLean and Sarah McCullough will conduct a Landscape Matters class on propagating plants for your

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How can you tell when citrus fruit is ripe?

I often get this question so I am repeating my answer to this question.  It is difficult to give you a specific time to know when your fruit is ripe because it differs per species and even per area. For instance, grapefruit ripens between November and March whereas many oranges ripen between October and January. Citrus fruit will not ripen after it is picked

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