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Organic Vegetable Gardening for Everyone

Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Are you growing a spring vegetable garden- or thinking about taking the plunge?  Let’s take a look at the tools you need to help maintain a successful organic garden.  The intention… Read More

Florida Vegetable Garden FAQs

Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension The following is a collection of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers about vegetable gardens in Florida. This list is from UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions. Happy gardening! I’d like to try a… Read More

What do pineapples have in common with Spanish moss?

Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension and Bob Albanese, Pinellas County Extension Horticulture Program Assistant Bromeliads are a great drought tolerant addition to a shady landscape with some protection from frost or freeze.  The nearly two thousand species… Read More

Wild about wildlife? Learn how to make them at home in your landscape!

Landscaping for Wildlife Class on Wednesday, November 20th from 2 to 4 PM. Florida has a diverse wildlife population, but rapid growth throughout Florida is destroying native wildlife habitat. We notice the loss of birds, butterflies and other wildlife… Read More

Rugose Spiraling Whitefly

Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension Florida is a hotbed of new pests; it seems like we get them all of the time.  One of the latest pests to infest our landscapes is the Rugose Spiraling Whitefly,… Read More