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Gardening During Covid-19


June 15, 2020

  Benefits of Gardening During Covid-19 This week's Virtual Plant Clinic topic is facilitated by Joanne Mason, Master Gardener Volunteer for UF/IFAS Extension Flagler County, RN, MS. We encourage you to attend our Thursday Plant Clinic ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Adult Children, Covid-19, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Planting, Plants

Weed Control in Landscape Planting Beds


June 10, 2020

Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida. Weed control is one of the most expensive and time-consuming aspects ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Apopka, Chris Marble, Edis, Environmental Horticulture, Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, MREC, Mulch, UF, Weed Control, Weed Management, Weed Science, Weed Wednesday, Yuvraj Khamare
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Virtual Plant Clinic in Flagler County


June 9, 2020

Introduction: Please register for our Thursday Virtual Plant Clinic at: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIsc-qrrDMvHtDKgWQOVlAPiXpNQk5w0qaA Please join our Virtual Plant Clinic at 10:00 am every Thursday morning. ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Clinic, Diagnostic, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Lawn, Plant, Planting, Plants, Virtual, Zoom

After the Tropical Storm, My Plants Need a Snorkel


June 9, 2020

My Plants need a Snorkel We needed rain and our wishes were granted. The soil was dry and dusty when I planted salvia in my yard, right before the tropical storm that unleashed torrents of rain in North Florida. After 12-17 inches of rain descended, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: #floridafriendly, #gardening #hurricane #tropicalstorm #landscaping, #northfloridagardening, Plants, Trees

Attracting Wildlife Can Beautify Your Yard


June 9, 2020

One of the easiest ways to attract wildlife is to plant flowers, shrubs and trees that birds and pollinators need for their species to survive. It’s easy to attract these beneficial guests to your yard or patio by selecting the right plant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Birds, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscaping For Wildlife, Wildlife
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Fort Pierce Inlet State Park and Audubon of Martin County Commit to Conservation of Rare Atala Butterflies

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June 8, 2020

Congratulations to Fort Pierce Inlet State Park in St. Lucie County and Audubon of Martin County for proclaiming commitment to conserve rare atala butterflies on their properties. A new program initiated by the UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Atala, Audubon, Butterfly, Parks, Rare

Water Wednesday Recap – Rain Barrel Basics


June 8, 2020

What is rain water harvesting? Have you ever wondered how you can utilize our rain water? Last Water Wednesday, the Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent in Seminole County, Tina McIntyre, went through the basics of a rain barrel. To read more ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Rain Barrel, Rain Water, Stormwater, Tina McIntyre, Water Conservation, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang

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