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Florida Master Naturalist Graduate Spotlight on Holly and Fritz Hanselman

The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida’s natural world among Florida’s citizens and visitors. We’re highlighting graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) as part of a… Read More

DIY Container Garden with Draped Hypertufa

Perfect for seasonal gardens and great for gift giving. You’ll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric. What is hypertufa? a mixture of portand cement and aggregates. Fabric is saturated with… Read More

Calibrating a Backpack Sprayer; The 1/128th Rule

Introduction In preparation for Spring, it is a good idea to make sure your equipment is calibrated and in good working condition.  This article discusses a quick and easy method for calibrating a hand-powered, backpack sprayer. Calibration is… Read More

Soil Testing at Orange County Plant Clinic

Florida’s year-round growing season is a great reason to love gardening. While we have different seasons, the one constant for our plants is the soil that they’re grown in. While we can control our plant’s water needs, we… Read More

Making Homemade Pizza on the Barbecue Grill

Introduction Floridians love barbecuing.  Have you ever tried making homemade pizza on the barbecue grill?  Adding Florida fresh produce and herbs from your garden can add to the deliciousness.  Watch the video below to learn how. Food Safety… Read More

Let’s go on a TreeQuest!

Each year, on the third Friday in January, Sarasota County’s UF/IFAS Extension & Sustainability Dept. celebrates Florida’s State Arbor Day. Since 2018, the County’s urban forestry Extension program Treejuvenation Florida, has marked the occasion with an urban forestry… Read More