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UF/IFAS Master Gardeners Gear Up for Spring Festivals, Plant Sales


February 18, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. – Spring is around the corner, and Master Gardeners across central Florida are gearing up for festivals and plant sales. The UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners Volunteer program, part of the University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Festival, Lake County Extension, Marion County Extension, Master Gardener, News, Orange County Extension, Osceola County Extension, Plant Sale, Seminole County Extension, Sumter County Extension, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS
Vegetable Gardening

Polish Sausage Sauerkraut Recipe & Growing Cabbage in Central Florida


February 18, 2019

This recipe is a sure crowd-pleaser and is greatly welcomed at Master Gardener potlucks. The recipe originally came from my dad’s family, but my mom improved on it! Into a large pot (or crockpot), put: 1 Polish sausage (or summer ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Vegetable Gardening

Spring Festival and Plant Sale is around the corner


February 15, 2019

The Osceola County Master Gardeners have been working really hard to bring our First Spring Festival and Plant Sale to the community. This year we have vendors selling plant, honey, garden products and more. Come and visit us Saturday, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
UF community gardens adn bat houses. Photo taken on 04-14-17.

Companion Planting: A Beneficial Friendship


February 14, 2019

Companion Planting for Improved Health in the Garden Bed by Yvonne Florian and Nickie Munroe Looking to give your vegetable or fruit garden even more color? How about some added benefits of pest protection to go along with it? Well look ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Companion Gardening, Companion Planting, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Horticulture, Leslie Nicole Munroe
Vegetable Garden

A must do in gardening: Vegetable crop rotation


February 13, 2019

One of the wonderful benefits of living in Florida is that it allows for year-round gardening! Community gardens and yards alike are colorfully decorated with favorites such as onions, squash, basil, tomatoes and more. If you’re anything like ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables
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

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