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Horticulture Happy Hour: Pomegranates and Grenadine

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June 6, 2023

Florida is full of options for growing fruits at home and an often overlooked option is the pomegranate. Pomegranates are best adapted to a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot, dry summers. This does not match Florida exactly but ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Clay County, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Horticulture Happy Hour, Landscape, Landscaping, Mixology

June First Friday with Florida First Detector

June 5, 2023

Recap of June First Friday with Florida First Detector Oak trees are important to our environment with various species growing throughout the world and 24 species native to Florida (90 in the U.S.). With the wide distribution of oaks, especially ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Biosecurity, Early Detection, FFD22-23, FloridaFirstDetector, Invasive Species, SeminoleCountyAg

Residents Guide to the Polk County Fertilizer Ordinance

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June 3, 2023

On June 1, many local fertilizer ordinances start the "blackout period", a restricted time of year where no fertilizers containing nitrogen or phosphorus are to be applied. What does that mean for Polk County? It is important that residents ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Water
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Management, Fertilizer Ordinance, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polk County FL, Polkgardening, Polkmg, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

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