For plants to be healthy and grow they must use sunlight to produce foods from carbon dioxide and water. This process called photosynthesis involves the plant drawing up water from roots, and leaves taking in CO2 from the air and trapping ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. In Orange County, Florida, there ... READ MORE
The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida’s natural world among Florida’s citizens and visitors. We’re highlighting graduates of the Florida Master Naturalist ... READ MORE
Protecting Manatees is important especially here in Manatee County! Please do you part to help our mascot and namesake.
Protecting Manatees factsheet found HERE
For more information contact MichelleAtkinson@ufl.edu or 941-722-4524 ... READ MORE
Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office for some fun learning experiences this October! Below is our current class list for the month.
Water Bath and Pressure Canning
October 1 | 10 am – 12 pm
Learn the basics of canning ... READ MORE
The Orange County fertilizer ordinance (and most other counties in Florida) prohibits application of nitrogen and phosphorus because they contribute to degradation of our precious water bodies in Central Florida. In Orange County, 104 of ... READ MORE
No nitrogen or phosphorus fertilizers in Orange County landscapes 6/1 - 9/30 because too much of it ends up in our water.
The reason we have fertilizer regulation is because water quality is measured and managed, and pollution levels are ... READ MORE
It is mid-June. The weather in Jacksonville | northeast Florida continues to be hot and dry. However, the National Weather Service predicts above average precipitation for June through August. So, what should we homeowners in northeast Florida ... READ MORE
New research from the UF/IFAS Department of Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences may improve seagrass restoration efforts. The loss of seagrass is devastating coastal ecosystems. Impacts include declining water quality and marine life dying off ... READ MORE