MASTER GARDENER SUMMER PLANT SALES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Sat July 18 8:00-12:00 Tue July 21 8:45-12:45 Thu July 23 8:45-12:45 Thu July 30 8:30-11:30 Additional sales may be scheduled in the future Over 1,200 Perennials, Butterfly Plants, Antique… Read More
Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping
What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain barrel. To read… Read More
You may hear some myths that Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ means “you plant it and you forget it” or it looks wild and untamed. This is not the picture we want anyone to paint of a Florida-Friendly landscape.
Strolling through my spring garden, enjoying the beautiful azaleas and Virginia spider wort. I panicked a bit when I realized covering my pink pineapple Bromeliads (Ananas comosus) were hundreds of eastern lubber grasshopper nymphs (Romalea microptera). It was… Read More
I think that I shall never see a rouge plant lovely as a tree. But they are still really cool plants. A shade-loving and long-lived perennial, rouge plant (Rivina humilis) grows naturally in the dappled shade under trees,… Read More
Volusia County Master Gardeners will host a tour of several Florida Friendly Landscaping areas at the Volusia County Agricultural Center on Thursday, May 30 starting at 9:00. There will be a plant sale afterwards for tour participants. This tour… Read More
Training Session Date & Time 06/07/2019 08:00 AM – 03:30 PM Training Location UF/IFAS Extension, Volusia County 3100 E. New York Ave DeLand, FL 32724-6497, VOLUSIA Training Cost: $30.00 Registration Closing Date: 05/31/2019, Friday Is this training open… Read More
“Don’t get rid of that pile of debris,” my neighbor told me recently. “There is a box turtle living under it. He is so cute!” I grinned with satisfaction and then introduced her to brush piles. A brush… Read More
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New Year’s Resolutions are a time when you reflect on the past and set goals for personal improvement. The Florida Gardener has a great opportunity to make some resolutions that can benefit any landscape. I’ve often been asked … Read More