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Discover Florida: Flip My Yard Season 3 – A Must-Watch for Creating Sustainable Florida-Friendly Landscapes!


June 24, 2024

Introduction to Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) Whether you’ve recently moved to Florida or have lived here for years, you’ve likely faced gardening challenges. To help, local governments, regulatory agencies, landscaping professionals ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Native Plant, Pgm_HortRes, Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, Wildlife

A Tropical Yard in Central Florida: A New Episode of Your Central Florida Yard Podcast


June 21, 2024

A tropical yard in central Florida Does the thought of living in central Florida bring to mind a tropical-looking landscape? The climate of central Florida is unique and is changing. There are many plants that thrive in this area from ornamental ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Jschelb, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polk County FL, Polkgardening, Polkmg, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County, Your Central Florida Yard, Your Central Florida Yard Podcast

Support Florida’s Pollinators All Year Long


June 21, 2024

Landscapes that support our native pollinators are places filled with wonder!  They help our environment by providing safe havens for our smallest of wildlife – bees, butterflies and more!  Homeowners, institutions, developers – even apartment ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Wildlife
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Bees, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Flowers, Gardening, Master Gardener Volunteer, Native Bees, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Pollinators, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County, Wildlife

Ways to Water: Hand watering


June 20, 2024

What is the go-to way you water your garden? There is not one way to water your garden, in this series we will explore the importance of watering your plants, or irrigation. There are several methods of watering the garden. One of these methods ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Dade City, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Handwatering, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Money, Overhead Irrigation, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water Conservation, Water Wise

How to use UF’s Vegetable Gardening Guide for Planting Dates


June 19, 2024

You may just be finishing up your spring garden, but it's not a bad idea to start thinking about what you would like to plant for the Fall. The best part is you can use one of our most trusted publications to help you plan what to buy and when ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture
Tags: Central Florida Gardening, Growing Food, Residential Horticulture, Vegetable Gardening
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June Plant Clinic this Friday (6-21-24) in Fort Walton Beach


June 19, 2024

If you have a lawn, landscape or garden plant problem that you would like diagnosed, bring a sample of the weed, plant, insect, etc., to the clinic. Be sure to bring a fresh sample that represents what is seen in the landscape. This may include ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Lawn Help, Lawn Problem, Master Gardener, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnosis, Weed Control, Weed Identification

Red Tide, Fisheries Modeling and Citizen Science: Casting a Line to Anglers and Gulf of Mexico Stakeholders for Better Data!


June 19, 2024

In fisheries management, setting the acceptable biological catch (ABC) is vital to ensure sustainable harvest without overexploiting fish stocks. The ABC determines how much fish can be harvested each year, and is estimated using a stock ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: #RedTide, Algae, Amberjack, Angling, Beach, Brevetoxin, Brevis, Charlotte County, Citizen Science, Collier County, Dinoflagellate, Ecosystem, Ffa, Fish, Fish Kill, Fisheries, Fishing, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Angler, Florida Sea Grant, GoM, Grouper, Grunt, Gulf Of Mexico, HAB, Harmful Algae Bloom, Hernando County, Hillsborough County, Hogfish, Inshore, K. Brevis, Karenia, Lee County, Marine Biology, Modeling, Offshore, Pasco County, Phytoplankton, Pinellas County, Plankton, Red Tide, Redfish, Reef Fish, Research, Seafood, Snapper, Snook, Tarpon

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