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Success story: Native Plant Garden at Lettuce Lake Park Provides for Wildlife

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July 5, 2023

We did it! Thank you to the Florida Master Gardener Program Volunteers, Suncoast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society and Hillsborough County Park staff who came out on June 28th to plant 60 native plants of 20 different species. Our ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Butterfly, Central Florida, Conservation, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hillsborough County, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Native Plant, Tampa Bay, Tsilvasy, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildflowers

UF/IFAS Professor selected for American Society for Horticultural Science Leadership Academy

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July 1, 2023

FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Lorenzo Rossi’s role with the American Society for Horticultural Science will begin to increase. Recently selected for the organization’s Leadership Academy, Rossi will commence training to support and lead agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: #UF_Hort

Big Little Flies

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June 30, 2023

While not all flies are bad - filth flies are not something you want buzzing around your food or home. These flies are aptly named as their larvae are often found in excrement, garbage, and rotting organic material. Everyone knows the house ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: PMU

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