FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Agriculture – Homeowner Horticulture

  1. How do I get rid of sandspurs?
  2. ANSWER - Click Here

  3. What is that flowering shrub in my yard?

  4. The University of Florida has a flowering shrub I.D. tool. Here is the link. Click Here
    If you cannot find the answer there, feel free to call our Multi-County Master Gardener Coordinator, Barbara Edmonds at (352) 486-5131

Family and Consumer Science

  1. I'm interested in canning. Do you have any publications that can guide me?
  2. We have a whole page of publications for canning different products. - Click Here
    If you have specific canning questions please contact Brenda Williams in our Alachua County office at (352) 955-2402.

  3. How do I sign up for the SHIP class?
  4. The State Housing Initiative Program has been funded again. Cllasses are held on Saturdays in Gainesville. Please see our SHIP PAGE for details.
    For specific SHIP questions, contact Marlon Gayle at (352) 486-5268.


  1. How do I enroll in 4-H?
  2. What are the ages in 4-H?
  3. What clubs are near me?
  4. These questions and more can be found on our
    4-H PAGE.
    If you have any other questions about 4-H contact Ariane Horton, UF/IFAS Levy County Extension Office Manager at (352) 486-5131.

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