What is Torpedograss?
Torpedo grass or Panicum repens is a warm-season, perennial turfgrass weed in Collier County that grows year-round. It is classified as a Category 1 invasive weed, which can alter the native plant community. Torpedograss ... READ MORE
If you are a food enthusiasts seeking fresh and flavorful produce, look no further than right here in Collier County. Our county is home to 12 vibrant farmer's markets that showcase a diverse array of locally grown fruits, vegetables, artisanal ... READ MORE
On November 3, 2023, the Southwest Small Farmer Network held our fall meeting at Circle C Farm in Hendry County, FL. The focus of the meeting was to highlight Circle C’s new on-farm store, learn about pasture management, connect producers, ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Extension Collier County Master Gardener Volunteers presents:
The 2024 Educational Garden Workshop Series
At the Collier South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples, Fl 34113
EGWS Lecture # 1 January 11
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So Orchids, Lakeland Fl
This family run nursery specializes in unique species and stunning hybrids that will thrive throughout the Sunshine State. Stop by our booth and start your own orchid adventure or discover a new orchid ... READ MORE
Friday, October 27th is our Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Exam Preparation Class to be taught in Spanish.
The class will be at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center.
Click on the link below to see the agenda and for registration.
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The Naple’s Yard and Garden show is being held Saturday, October 28 from 9am to 4pm and Sunday October 29 from 9am to 3pm at the UF/IFAS Extension Collier County Office, 14700 Immokalee Rd, Naples. This annual tradition is over 20 years old.
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On July 19, 2023 the Southwest Small Farmer Network held the summer meeting at FruitScapes, LLC on Pine Island in Lee County, FL. The focus of the meeting was to highlight the resiliency of producers on Pine Island which was devastated by Hurricane ... READ MORE
Holy guacamole! Avocados are coming into harvest this time of the year in SWFL and there are many opportunities to try the delicious Florida avocado around town. Avocados, Persea americana Miller, are indigenous to Mexico, Central American ... READ MORE
Reaching More with Nutrition Education
UF/IFAS Extension Collier County on the Southwest Coast of Florida is one of Collier County’s divisions receiving American Rescue Plan (ARP) grant funding provided through the U.S. Department of Treasury ... READ MORE