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Tithonia or Mexican sunflower

Sign up to Attend A Day of Gardening


January 29, 2019

Are you ready for spring? Let us help you prepare while you attend A Day of Gardening as we kick-off the spring gardening season. Enjoy gardening seminars and shop with local vendors to purchase plants and plant-related items. Do you need gardening/landscape ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife

FNGLA DONATION TO TREC


January 23, 2019

On Thursday, January 18, 2019, Ms. Peggy Machin, current treasurer of the local chapter of the Miami-Dade FNGLA, presented a check in the amount of $5,000 to Dr. Edward “Gilly” Evans, Director of the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Dr. Evans, Endowment, FNGLA, Research, Tropical Research And Education Center
Close-up of red and green caladium foliage.

Highlands County Master Gardener class starting January 26th


January 16, 2019

Sharpen your gardening skills! Highlands County Master Gardener Class is getting ready to start. Every year, the last Saturday in January, the class begins. The classes are every Wednesday after opening day until the last Wednesday in March. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Citrus, Classes, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Plant Problems, Turfgrass
An assortment of Florida grown agriculture commodities, including tomatoes, potatoes, and citrus. Photo taken 05-09-16.

Agriculture tours make for a great day to see the Real Florida


January 14, 2019

Florida Agriculture When you think of Florida, you may think of citrus. In Highlands County we live among the many orange groves. We are the 3-4th largest citrus producing county in the state, depending on the year. We are also an agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Livestock, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Ag Tour, Agriculture, Citrus, Conservation, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Horticulture, Livestock, Tours, Turfgrass

Landscape Design Series: Getting Your Hands Dirty


January 9, 2019

This is the fifth post in the Landscape Design Series. You Made it! You have made it! It is graduation day-Pomp and Circumstance is playing. Over the previous posts, we covered landscape design tips and secrets to prepare you for next spring. ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Design, Design Planning, Design Principles, Environmental Design, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape, Landscape Design, Landscape Design TC

Landscape Design Series: Right Plant, Right Place


January 9, 2019

This is the fourth post in the Landscape Design Series “Don’t Panic” has been our reoccurring mantra with the landscape design series. Now that we have discussed some of the basics of landscape design, our confidence should have grown ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Conservation, Design, Designer, Elements, Elements Of Design, Environment, Environmental Design, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Landscape, Landscape Design, Landscape Design TC, Plant Material, Plant Selection, Plants, Right Place, Right Plant, Right Plant Right Place

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