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Six Simple Ways to Celebrate Earth Day


April 19, 2021

The annual celebration of Earth Day promotes the message that everyone can contribute in a positive way to help preserve and restore our earth’s precious resources. Here are five (no, six!) actions you can take that will positively affect ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Conservation, Earth Day, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Native Plants, Natural Resources, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Wildlife

Florida-Friendly Edible Landscaping


April 19, 2021

The principles of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program are often applied to lawns and ornamental landscapes, but they can be applied to edible landscapes containing vegetables, herbs and fruit trees too! By following the nine FFL ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Flowers, Fruit, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Herbs, Horticulture, Ocextension, Pests, Tsilvasy, Vegetable, Vegetable Gardening, Water Conservation

Growing Mangosteen in Florida


April 19, 2021

Introduction Due to increased pest and disease pressure and production costs, citrus growers are beginning to look into alternative crops to diversify and find new markets. Some of these alternative crops might work, while others will not because ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Money Matters, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Alternative Crops, Tropical

Invite Native Orchids to your Yard


April 12, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Reintroducing Native Orchids to South Florida The UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Florida-Friendly Landscaping program has joined forces with The Fort Lauderdale ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Broward, Broward County, Conservation, Florida Friendly Landscape, Growing Orchids, Million Orchid Project, Native, Native Orchids, Natural Conservations, Orchids

Provide for Wildlife- The Ruddy Daggerwing Butterfly


April 6, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Did you know that our urban areas are rapidly increasing worldwide? Recognizing the urban home landscape as part of a more extensive natural system will help ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Broward, Butterflies, Extension, FFL, Fig Trees, Florida, Master Gardener Program, Ruddy Daggerwing, Trees, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Area, Urban Tree Canopy

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