Rediscovering Florida’s Rich Agricultural Heritage

A memory in a shipping label

Sometimes it’s nice to take a minute away from the garden and remember our agricultural heritage here in Seminole County. Master Gardener Kevin Jardaneh (jardaneh@knights.ucf.edu) did just that this week with a wonderful article on the Citrus industry… Read More

Master Gardeners Reach Out to the Community

Master Gardener working on community outreach

Master Gardeners often act as ambassadors for the UF/IFAS Extension. In this blog article, Master Gardener Cora Broskowitz highlights her involvement in Curriculum night at Sanford Middle School, where she and Master Gardener Bonnie Harrison reached many members… Read More

Seminole County Beekeepers Association

Blog by Eileen Barnes and Hannah Wooten Beekeepers Associations The Seminole County Beekeepers Association, SCBA, was founded by Dennis Langlois in March 2017.  The already established Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association, OBBA, helped to guide the Dennis with assistance from Eileen… Read More

Brilliance in Beekeeping

The first Wednesday of every month, the Seminole County Beekeepers Association meets at the UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Auditorium. The group shares lessons, stories, techniques, successes, struggles, and immense passion for keeping bees.  Dennis Langlois, the Association founder… Read More

Seminole County Master Gardeners Introduce Hydroponics to Elementary School Students

Blog by Rudy White, volunteer Master Gardener Hydroponics for Youth Beginning in 2017, continuing into 2018, Seminole County Master Gardeners introduced a new hydroponics workshop into several Seminole County elementary schools. The workshop for grades 1-4 is a… Read More

Questions From The Plant Clinic: Dollarweed

dollarweed

Dollarweed is a common issue in Florida lawns and gardens. This week Master Gardener and Master Naturalist Don Philpott  (dp@mediawiseus.com) discusses what you can do to get rid of dollarweed, and why you might consider keeping it! Read… Read More