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Wild Weeds – Cherokee Rose


January 7, 2020

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Cherokee Rose Rosa laevigata The Cherokee Rose is native to China, Taiwan, Laos, and Vietnam. It is a beautiful evergreen shrub that prefers to climb. Often you will find Cherokee Roses climbing around trees, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FL., Forestry, Landscaping, Native Plants, Natural Resources, NFLAG, Pasture, Species Spotlight, Weeds, Wild Weeds, Wildflowers
Farm to School

National Farm to School Month in Broward County


January 3, 2020

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Director Lorna Bravo Did you know that October is National Farm to School month in Broward County?   The Broward County Commission issued a proclamation to the Davie-based UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Broward County Urban Farming, Farm To School, Farmers, Growing Food, Kids Grow Food, Master Gardener Program, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, Urban Gardening

New year’s gardening resolutions for 2020


December 31, 2019

Time for some personal horticultural growth and goal setting in the gardening department! The New Year is a great time to make some horticultural resolutions that will benefit any landscape. Let's look at some tips, techniques and strategies ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Gardening, Lethal Bronzing Disease, Palm Phytoplasmas, Resolutions, Soil Testing Services
University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Science logo over the Florida Master Gardener Logo

Master Gardener training begins January 25th


December 31, 2019

Sharpen your gardening skills! Highlands County Master Gardener Class is getting ready to start. Every year, the last Saturday in January, the class kicks off. After that first Saturday class, classes will be on Wednesdays until the last Wednesday ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Classes, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Vegetable

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