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EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS AND EVENTS

EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS

Soils and Fertilizers for Master Gardeners: Soil Physical Characteristics

Soils are a foundational component of the landscape, providing a medium for plant root growth and playing a crucial role in nutrient cycling and water movement across the landscape. This new 7-page article describes the physical properties of soils, including soil formation in Florida, the soil profile, and water dynamics within soils, and provides a … Continue reading Soils and Fertilizers for Master Gardeners: Soil Physical Characteristics

The Importance of Soil Health in Residential Landscapes

This 6-page publication’s purpose is to educate master gardeners and homeowners about the principles of soil health as well as practices that harm or nurture soil health at the residential scale. It also includes a description of the soil food web and the microorganisms that comprise it. This new publication of the UF/IFAS Department of … Continue reading The Importance of Soil Health in Residential Landscapes

D.I.Y. FunGuide: Grow Your Own Oyster Mushrooms at Home

Oyster mushrooms are commonly found on hardwoods throughout the north temperate zone; they are edible and have many nutritious qualities. This 5-page document describes how you can grow your own oyster mushrooms at home. Written by Chih-Ming Hsu, Khalid Hameed, Van T. Cotter, and Hui-Ling Liao and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Soil and … Continue reading D.I.Y. FunGuide: Grow Your Own Oyster Mushrooms at Home

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