Join UF/IFAS Extension Polk County experts for an on-demand series of five, 15-minute online educational workshops to help you plan for and grow edible fruit in your home landscape. Topics include peaches, citrus, bananas, pineapples, and designing ... READ MORE
You might have seen this plant around Florida, but have you ever had a fresh Roselle flower in your tea? Whether it’s hot or cold, you can enjoy your favorite plant in your favorite drink!
Roselle Origins and Facts
Although originally from ... READ MORE
Herbs are popular plants for many reasons. They are fun to grow and eat, and are attractive in the landscape. We have developed a series of fact sheets that will help you select, grow, and use common herbs. Click on the links below to download ... READ MORE
Gardens have been associated with healing since ancient times, and people have long turned to gardens as places of refuge. During these current days of health, economic and other concerns, the need for healing and refuge is paramount. Sometimes ... READ MORE
Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County
It’s almost winter, even though we have had balmy weather lately. While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions ... READ MORE
While other states are experiencing nearly freezing temperatures in November, Florida provides cool, dry weather that is great for many plants.
You can take advantage of Florida’s weather by following these planting suggestions based on ... READ MORE
While September marks the beginning of fall, the summer’s blistering temperatures may not drop for some time. To see what you should plant this month, use these recommendations based on Florida’s climate regions. You can identify your area ... READ MORE
August marks the transition from summer to fall—especially in your garden. If you're wondering what you should plant this month, then use these suggestions based on the Florida climate zones.
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