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Learn about Pollinators for your Landscape and Garden

March 14, 2023

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to bring pollinators to your property, enjoy a delicious lunch and even learn how to cook and store fresh herbs. This and more will be covered at the No Mow March Event taking place at the Okaloosa ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Recreation, Turf, Wildlife
Tags: Events, Growing Vegetables, Herbs, Lawns, Pollinators, Wildflowers
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Florida-Friendly Landscaping Series: Five Ways to Know You are a FFL Follower!

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March 13, 2023

Join us in celebrating 30 years of Florida-Florida Friendly Landscaping™ this blog series. Since 1993, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ has served as the state of Florida’s premier Extension program that promotes sustainable alternatives ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Butterflies, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Jschelb, Master Gardener, Native Plants, Polk County, Polk County FL, Polk Florida Friendly Landscaping Series, Polkgardening, Polkmg, UF-IFAS, Wildlife

UF/IFAS Extension offers Gardening with Native Plants in Hybrid Format

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March 10, 2023

Florida native plants are a smart choice for your landscape. They are well-suited for survival in Florida and provide a number of ecological benefits to our environment. Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday April 13th from ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Annuals, Central Florida, Event, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida Native Plants, Hillsborough County, Hybrid, In Person, Online Event, Perennials, Tampa, Trees, UF IFAS Extension, Wildflowers, Zoom

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ at the Marion County Spring Festival

March 9, 2023

Where is IFASBOOKS this weekend? This weekend, March 11 and 12, 2023, the IFAS Extension Bookstore will be attending the Marion County Master Gardeners’ Spring Festival at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala. The Spring Festival ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Master Gardener Volunteer, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Marion County, Plant Sale, UF IFAS Extension Bookstore

What to do with an Armadillo?

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March 9, 2023

It is very common to find your yard being dug up throughout the year in our area due to the nine-banded armadillo. This non-native mammal is searching through your yard, looking for insects and grubs as it creates its triangular shaped divots. ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Armadillo, Clay County, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Nuisance, Trapping, Wildlife

Spring is dry season in Central Florida—Check irrigation systems!

March 9, 2023

It is true that swampy Florida has a dry season, and the landscape is typically thirstiest in April. No April showers here! There is a season to apply more water and calibrate the system, and there is a season to back off the irrigation. If ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: BMPs, Calibrate, FFL, Green Industry, Hwooten, Irrigation, Irrigation Calibration, Landscape Professional, Lawn, Ocextension, Spring Gardening, Turf, Water, Water Use

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