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 […]

Don’t Add Soil On Top Of Tree Roots

University of Florida/IFAS Extension Director for Nassau County, Rebecca Jordi, answers questions, provides expertise and tips about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida. Garden Talk Q & A QUESTION: I added about 12 inches of soil around my house and on top of my trees. I lost several pine trees within a few days. Is […]