Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Bugs & Shrubs Buzzz: 3 Events: Fruit Tour & PGR Class & FTGA-UF DACS CEUs

1/ Collier County Fruit Road Tour:  Saturday July 15 is a fruit orchard tour of 2  expert-hosted locations. Lychees, Longans, Mangoes and MORE!!  Limited to 30 people. Cost $25. Meet at GG Community Center. More info & register… Read More

Benefits of Using a Cover Crop & How to Choose One

Cover crops are utilized in the agriculture industry and smaller gardens to control weed growth when a patch of land is not in use. This practice is usually performed during the off-season. (In Florida this is commonly the… Read More

Wildlife Wednesday Webinars: June – November 2017

The natural resources programs from UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas and Polk Counties are pleased to announce that the Wildlife Wednesday Webinar series for 2017 will take place on Wednesdays June – November, 2017. The webinars are from 12:15 PM –… Read More

Enfermedades en ornamentales del sur de Florida

He recibido muchas preguntas acerca de que enfermedades causadas por virus, hongos, bacterias o algas afectan a las plantas ornamentales que crecen en el sur de la Florida. Si tu piensas en crecer tus planta o trabajas en… Read More

Growing Watermelon Vertically

Growing watermelon with a lack of space is a viable possibility with a strong, durable trellis. The trick is to secure the watermelon to the trellis with a mesh produce bag, nylon stockings, cotton strips, etc., so that… Read More

Community Garden Success Story in Pasco

Just three months into the development of a community garden with our partner, at the Hilltop Landings Community (Pasco Housing Authority) in Dade City, and already great strides have been made. Community members have taken over all of… Read More