Florida Noxious Weed Elephant Ear

Is this invasive plant in your yard? Elephant ear can be seen growing around Fernandina Beach. Not native, it’s considered a Florida noxious weed.

Tree Care: Are You Mulching Trees Properly?

To prevent future tree problems, mulch area that is the diameter of tree at breast height multiplied by 3. This is a large area under old oak trees.

‘Tis The Season For Caterpillars

It’s the time of the year when caterpillars will be showing up in our plants and feasting on the leaves.

Florida Garden Talk

Florida gardeners, it’s not too late to plant certain herbs, vegetables, bulbs and annuals. See suggestions. Plus answers on additional topics.

Northeast Florida Garden Talk

Learn about native azaleas and other Florida gardening topics from the Nassau County Extension.

Garden Talk Q & A

University of Florida/IFAS Extension Director for Nassau County, Rebecca Jordi, provides expertise and tips about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida. QUESTION:  I know the stuff growing on my tree trunk is lichen but there are different kinds.  Which one is mine?  SS JORDI:   I admire your curiosity. You have both types growing on your […]

Beautiful Moth & Savannah Grass

University of Florida/IFAS Extension Director for Nassau County, Rebecca Jordi, provides expertise and tips about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida. QUESTION: I would like to plant a different kind of ornamental grass in an area of my yard. Any ideas? KM JORDI: We are trying out a new ornamental grass called Savannah ruby grass, […]

10 Fall Landscaping Tips For Floridians

University of Florida/IFAS Extension Director for Nassau County, Rebecca Jordi, provides expertise and tips about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida. How To Get Landscape Ready For Fall 1.  Cut down milkweed (especially the multi-colored Mexican variety – Asclepias curassavica) plants in October because we want the monarchs to move south for the winter. You […]