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Your Lawn & Landscape Will Miss You


April 28, 2020

For those of you that haven’t committed to staying in Florida for our steamy Florida summers with frequent rain and lots of bugs, your lawn and landscape will miss you. There are things you should do to prepare your lawn and landscape for ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water
Tags: Calibrate, Checking Irrigation System, Irrrigatin System, Landscape, Lawn, Lawn Irrigation, Mosquitoes, Rain Sensor, Standing Water, Sumter County Extension, UF IFAS Extension

The Importance of Submitting Plant Samples to Diagnostic Laboratories


April 27, 2020

Why Submit a Sample? In this age of modern technology and web based diagnostic platforms, it is becoming much easier for producers and other professionals in plant production to find answers to questions about their growing operations. Although ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease,

Gardening for Earth Day: The Five R’s in the Garden


April 27, 2020

The Five R's of Landscape Maintenance How do you express yourself within your garden or landscape? Typically our landscapes are adorned with beautiful plants that sprinkle the landscape with color. The liveliness and beauty of landscapes are ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Alachua, Conservation, Design, Earth Day, Environment, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Freshwater, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscape Design
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“Can Anyone Out There Help Me?”


April 17, 2020

UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension Master Gardeners provide University of Florida research based horticulture options, multiply outreach of UF/IFAS Extension offices, saving taxpayer dollars and fill a gap in ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Citizen Scientists, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Master Gardener, Research, UF IFAS Extension
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Keeping Your Yard Florida-Friendly


April 15, 2020

Keeping it Green If you are a gardener and you have lived anywhere else, you realize pretty quickly that Florida is different. The weather, the bugs and a whole lot of other gardening issues add to the difficulty. The key to these differences ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Landscaping, Master Gardeners
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Irrigation in the Home Landscape


April 15, 2020

There are many reasons to properly irrigate the home landscape. Not only do we not want to waste this precious natural resource, but we want to be sure we apply the proper amount of water to keep our plants thriving! It's still the dry season ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Aquifer, Home, Irrigation, Landscape, Lawn, Money, Plants, Save, Water

Container Gardening with Kids


April 14, 2020

When trying to find the perfect outdoor activity for children, consider container gardening. There are many benefits to kids gardening from the educational to the physical benefits. But one of the best things is your kids will love it! It ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Crops, Curriculum, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Container Gardening, Fruits, Gardening, Herbs, Kids, Nutrition, Plants, Raised Bed, Vegetables, Youth

LANDSCAPING FOR LIVESTOCK


April 11, 2020

Maxine Hunter*1, Caitlin Bainum*2 1. UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Horticulture Agent 2. UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Livestock Agent Corresponding author: Maxine32666@ufl.edu Marion County, FL is home to the “horse capital of the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, Equine, FFL, Horticulture, Livestock, UF IFAS Extension

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