Skip to main content

Beware of Volcano Mulching!

Volcano mulching around tree

Protecting tree roots with organic mulch has many benefits. Mulch creates a safe zone around the tree area, eliminating potential injuries from mowers and string-trimmers. Mulch can separate major root zone areas from nearby sod… Read More

Create your own native plant garden—in containers!

Bee on Rosinweed

Did you know you can create a small habitat of Florida’s native plants – even if you live in a patio home, apartment or condo? By planting native plants in containers, you too can enjoy… Read More

CEUs and Certification: Green Industries Best Management Practices

Polk County pesticide applicators enjoy professional development and learning

Why do landscape professionals and the property owners they serve need to know more about the Green Industries Best Management Practices? Concerns about excessive nutrients and Florida’s water quality have led to increased focus on… Read More

Florida Farming: Grow, Process, Sell, Repeat: The UF/IFAS Florida Direct Marketing Handbook Is Published

Tips for farmers' market sales

Do you dream of a small farm side hustle to test your business savvy and open up your financial opportunities for the future? UF/IFAS Extension has just the guide for you! The Florida Direct Marketing… Read More