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Category: Horticulture

Updates on Suspicious Seed Packets: How to properly dispose of seeds

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What is going on with the seeds? If you have not heard about these suspicious seed packets, visit this blog post for the full story. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) believes that the seeds may be… Read More

Digital Diagnostics: Getting answers to your plant problems during times of social distancing

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What is digital diagnostics? Digital diagnostics is the use of digital photos to identify problems. In the plant world, we can use digital diagnostics to answer questions about our plants. In times of social distancing and limited person-to-person… Read More

What does the Clean Waterways Act mean for Florida’s agricultural producers?

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What is the Clean Waterways Act? On June 30, the Clean Waterways Act, Senate Bill (SB) 712, was signed into law. The intention of this act is to aid in water conservation and protect water quality in Florida…. Read More

Irrigation in the Home Landscape

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There are many reasons to properly irrigate the home landscape. Not only do we not want to waste this precious natural resource, but we want to be sure we apply the proper amount of water to keep our… 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