Tag: Master Gardener

A must do in gardening: Vegetable crop rotation

One of the wonderful benefits of living in Florida is that it allows for year-round gardening! Community gardens and yards alike are colorfully decorated with favorites such as onions, squash, basil, tomatoes and more. If you’re anything like… Read More

Request a speaker for your adult or youth group

Are you looking for a speaker for your civic organization, club, or school classroom? Consider a gardening program from UF/IFAS Extension Polk County.  We have a variety of gardening and landscaping programs for all ages. To request a… Read More

Younger Generation Bringing New Energy to UF/IFAS Master Gardeners as Program Celebrates 40 Years in Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – Angie Dixon, 38, was working long hours as a project manager, but would spend weekends trolling plant shows and local community gardens. Though she loved everything about plants, she knew nothing about gardening. “I figured… Read More

Highlands County Master Gardener class starting January 26th

Sharpen your gardening skills! Highlands County Master Gardener Class is getting ready to start. Every year, the last Saturday in January, the class begins. The classes are every Wednesday after opening day until the last Wednesday in March…. Read More

Winter’s great for planting tomatoes.

A growing mecca Some northerners, (from Georgia north!) don’t understand Florida’s vegetable growing season. Northern states are, after all, used to producing vegetables all summer. In Florida, from October until spring, lots of food travels out of state… Read More

Florida Master Gardener class begins Jan. 23, 2019

Levy County Extension hosts the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF-IFAS) Extension Master Gardener (MG) program! The University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service is a federal, state, and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in… Read More

Master Gardeners’ Greenhouse

Master Gardeners Working Together Right before Thanksgiving a group of us Master Gardeners got together to make repairs on our 10-foot by 10-foot greenhouse.  It was in need of new braces on the ground, a new door, and… Read More

Master Gardeners’ Greenhouse

Master Gardeners Working Together Right before Thanksgiving a group of us Master Gardeners got together to make repairs on our 10-foot by 10-foot greenhouse.  It was in need of new braces on the ground, a new door, and… Read More

Master Gardeners’ Greenhouse

Master Gardeners Working Together Right before Thanksgiving a group of us Master Gardeners got together to make repairs on our 10-foot by 10-foot greenhouse.  It was in need of new braces on the ground, a new door, and… Read More