Category: Horticulture

Fall Vegetable Gardening Class

This class will teach basic gardening techniques for a successful vegetable gardening experience.  Topics will also include raised bed gardening, growing organically, and tips for growing your favorite fall veggies.  $10 per person; includes take home information and… Read More

Fact Sheets: Groundcovers | Creeping and Clumping Groundcovers | Perennial Peanut | Walkable Groundcovers | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Groundcovers     Creeping and Clumping Ground Covers     Flax Lily, Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata,’ and Armored Scales (pdf) – coming soon     Perennial Peanut in the Urban Landscape     Walkable Groundcovers

Water-Wise Landscapes in Manatee County 2018

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in the 2018 Water-Wise Landscape Program and helped make it a success!   The Manatee County Water-Wise Landscape Awards, sponsored by Manatee County Utilities – Water… Read More

Invasive Alert! Meet the New Guinea Flatworm

New Guinea Flatworm showing eyespot

By Joshua Kutyna, Indian River Extension Program Assistant for Christine Kelly-Begazo There is an invader amongst us, and it goes by the name of Platydemus manokwari. Better known as the New Guinea flatworm, this alien aggressor is a… Read More