Tag Archive: Grown

Healthy and Delicious, Oyster Mushrooms Can be Grown at Home

Following basic instructions, grow oyster mushrooms using sterilized straw, a plastic bag, oyster mushroom spawn, and water. Photo by Sunny Liao. Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) – which have nothing to do with oysters besides their similar shape – are some of the most delicate, subtlety flavored, and easiest to prepare mushrooms of the culinary world. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/11/healthy-and-delicious-oyster-mushrooms-can-be-grown-at-home/

Try Container Grown Annuals to Brighten Bare Spots

Containers to brighten bare spots. Photo Credit: UF/IFAS Extension There are areas in most landscapes where it is not practical or possible to bring in the tiller and create a flowerbed. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have color in those areas. A little imagination, a decorative container and appropriate plants can turn a bare …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/08/02/try-container-grown-annuals-to-brighten-bare-spots/

4-H Grown & Raised

 What drives a 4-H Volunteer to do what they do? Quite simply, quoting Elizabeth Andrew, “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the HEART.”  In relation to 4-H, they have a heart that bleeds green! Jamie with her market lambs. Jamie Burgess joined 4-H in 1990 with her first project in market lambs. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/11/4-h-grown-raised/