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March 2024 Class List


February 23, 2024

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences! Make sure to follow us on Eventbrite to be notified by email whenever we post a new class: https://brevardextension.eventbrite.com Want this sent to your email? ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: Brevard Discovery Garden, Bycatch Reduction Devices, Canning, Climate Cast Live, Climate Change, Climate Smart Floridians, Cooking Class, Florida Friendly Fishing, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, FMNP, Food Preservation, Food Safety, Health, Health And Wellness, Hunter Safety, My Brevard Yard, Pesticide, Pesticide Exam, Pesticide License, Pesticide Workshop, Plant Fundraiser, Plant Sale, Poultry, Slow Cooker, Spring Into Fitness, Storm Water, Urban Agriculture

4/3/24 Fundamentals of Palms: Principles, Problems, and Potential–In Person in Orange Co.


February 22, 2024

BEWARE! AFTER THIS CLASS, YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT PALMS THE SAME AGAIN! Palms are popular plants that represent a slice of Florida paradise! There is a science to growing pretty palms that will thrive in Florida, from wild places to managed ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Commercial Horticulture, Commercial Lawn And Ornamental, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Unit, Cpo, Education, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardening Class, Hkalaman, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Architect, Landscape Design, Landscapes, Lawn And Ornamental, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Nutrient Deficiencies, Orlando Events, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Pa, Palm, Palm Diagnostics, Palm Fertilizer, Palm Problems, Palms, PCO, Planning, Plant Diseases, Plant Pests, Pruning, Right-of-Way, Row, Streetscape, Sustainable Landscaping

Cultivating Sustainable Bliss: Announcing the 2024 Orange County Garden Festival & Plant Sale!


February 20, 2024

The 2024 Garden Festival & Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 8:30am to 3pm at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, 32812. This year's theme, "Sustainable Garden Paradise," reflects our ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fundraiser, Garden, Garden Festival, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, Ocextension, Orange County, Orange County Events, Plant Sale, Plants, Trees, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida

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February 16, 2024

For a deep dive into Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida, watch our YouTube of the webinar recording. If you are getting started with growing your own vegetables in Florida, choose a site that is full sun with access to water. Gardens ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Hillsborough County, Tampa, Tsilvasy, Vegetable
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5 in under 5: Quick Fixes for a Florida-Friendly New Year

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February 15, 2024

With the turn of the calendar into a new year comes the pressure to create and stick to a resolution.  The topics of conservation and environmental impact are top of mind for many this time of year.  Here are 5 easy environmentally friendly ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Invasive Plants, Irrigation, Lawn Maintenance, Lawn Watering, Sustainable Landscape
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Plants at Their Peak: Valentine Blossoms, Red Kapok Trees!

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February 14, 2024

Around Valentine's Day in tropical regions around the world, nature offers a breathtaking spectacle in the form of the Red Kapok tree (scientifically known as Bombax ceiba) exploding into vibrant springtime blooms. This majestic tree, nonnative ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Pgm_HortRes

App helps consumers find pollinator-friendly plants for their landscape

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February 14, 2024

Florida is home to over 315 species of native wild bees, which thrive on flowers for survival. But some bees are in critical decline. While the public is increasingly interested in conserving pollinators and in pollinator-friendly gardening, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: App, BeeGardens App, Bees, Environmental Horticulture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardens, Identification, Pollinators, Sandra Wilson, Students

Composting Basics

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February 9, 2024

If a tree falls in the forest, and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? Of course it does, and I’m sure it’s quite loud. That philosophical question has never held my interest. Now, if you start talking about what happens ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Composting, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture

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