Molly Jameson

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Date registered: December 22, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Raised Bed Gardening 101 — March 1, 2017
  2. So You Want to be a Farmer? Workshop Series — January 26, 2017
  3. Grow Shiitake Mushrooms in Your Backyard — November 29, 2016
  4. Growing Ginger Root in North Florida — October 26, 2016
  5. My Fall Vegetable Garden — September 16, 2016

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Raised Bed Gardening 101

Want to start a vegetable garden, but don’t know where to start? Are you seeing rectangular boxes popping up all over your neighbors’ yards and wondering why? Well, I am here to spread the news of raised-bed gardening! Raised-bed gardening is a convenient way to grow vegetables without worrying about the quality of your soil. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2017/03/01/raised-bed-gardening-101/

So You Want to be a Farmer? Workshop Series

Are you an avid gardener and looking to step it up a notch? Are your gardening eyes bigger than your dinner plate? If you have ever considered selling your bounty for market, you will certainly need to do your homework! One such step you can take is to attend the UF/IFAS Panhandle Extension Team’s So …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2017/01/26/so-you-want-to-be-a-farmer-workshop-series/

Grow Shiitake Mushrooms in Your Backyard

Growing up, I was never too fond of mushrooms. To me, their only purpose was to ruin a perfectly good pizza. As I got older, I started to warm up slightly toward raw button mushrooms in salads – with enough dressing, that is. But it wasn’t until I experienced my first taste of fresh shiitake …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/11/29/grow-shiitake-mushrooms-in-your-backyard/

Growing Ginger Root in North Florida

Fall is finally here and we are beginning to enjoy our first few bursts of cold air coming in from the northwest. For many, this inspires us to prepare dishes with all of our favorite seasonal spices – nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger come to mind. While all of these spices can be grown, did …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/10/26/growing-ginger-root-in-north-florida/

My Fall Vegetable Garden

Fall is fast approaching, and that means my favorite season for gardening has arrived! September is the month we get to start all of our fall favorites. For me, this means starting lettuce, kale, broccoli, and collards by seed in flats indoors. I use full-spectrum fluorescent bulbs, which mimics natural sunlight. In a couple of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/09/16/my-fall-vegetable-garden/

Fire Ants in the Garden

  There’s nothing worse than sinking your fingers into your garden soil to dig up a potato, plant a seedling, or pull up a radish, and be met with a sharp, painful sting, and little red critters rocketing up your arms. If you are a gardener in the panhandle, my bet is that you know …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/08/12/fire-ants-in-the-garden/

Support Your Local Growers’ Markets

When you think of farmers’ markets, what is that comes to mind? Is it the customers perusing the tables, the vendors organizing their displays, the variety of colors of the fruits and vegetables, the aromas of many types of baked breads, the pop-up tents forming a loose circle…? Or is it all of these things …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/07/19/support-your-local-growers-markets/

‘Tis the Season for U-Pick Blueberries!

There is something almost magical about picking vibrantly blue blueberries off a bush and eating them fresh. If you watch the blueberries develop, you see them go from shades of pale green and blush red to dark and puffy and bright blue. When a blueberry is ready – you know it! Blueberries are one of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/06/08/tis-the-season-for-u-pick-blueberries/

Don’t Think You Have a Green Thumb? Try Container Gardening!

Interested in having a garden, but have limited space? Maybe you live in an apartment, have poor soil quality, or you just don’t have many areas that get enough sunlight. Maybe you’ve tried gardening, but given up, labeling yourself as one of those who “just doesn’t have a green thumb.” Well, I’m here to tell …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/04/27/dont-think-you-have-a-green-thumb-try-container-gardening/

Got Compost? Leon County Offering Hands-on Workshops

Got Compost? Please join UF/IFAS Leon County Agricultural and Horticultural Extension Agents for a hands-on composting workshop. Extension Agents Mark Tancig and Molly Jameson will lead participants through: An in-class presentation on composting science and research based composting methods A hands-on demonstration on building and maintaining compost piles Participants will help turn an existing compost …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/2016/04/07/got-compost-leon-county-offering-hands-on-workshops/

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