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Butterfly Gardening Tips for Central Florida

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March 7, 2023

Watch our webinar recording of Butterfly Gardening in Central Florida here. The key to attracting butterflies to your yard is to plant species that butterflies can use for food and shelter. Larval host plants are specific to butterfly species; ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden Design, Hillsborough, Sustainable, Tampa, Tsilvasy, UF IFAS Extension, Video, YouTube

Readying Your Raised Beds for Northwest Florida’s Best Gardening Season

October 10, 2017

I had to do a hard thing last week. My battle-worn okra, eggplant and pepper plants that had produced so reliably since June and endured all the summertime challenges (heat, insects, disease, and a hurricane to name a few) were finally pulled ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Edible Landscape, Fall Gardening, Garden Design, General Gardening, Panhandle Gardening, Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetable Gardening

Eclectic Gardening Class!

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September 29, 2016

Eclectic gardening will be the topic of the October 24 “Mondays in the Gardens” series. Florida Master Gardeners Jaci Zwierzchowski and Sandra Sherman will lead the one hour presentation beginning at 10 a.m. in the outdoor classroom under ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Class/seminar, Creative Gardeing, Eclectic Gardening, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden Art, Garden Design, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Plants

Don’t Be Duped By Plant Tags!

April 27, 2016

People are, by nature, skeptical. Humans are and have always been questioners of the world around them and that’s a good thing! For instance, when one reads a sensational article on Facebook or watches an infomercial selling a too-good-to-be-true ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Garden, Garden Design, Gardening, General Gardening, Green Industry, Horticulture, Installation, Landscape, Landscaping, Ornamental Shrubs, Panhandle Gardening, Shrubs, Trees

Art and Plants Come Together at the “Art & Garden Fall Family Festival”

September 28, 2015

The University of Florida/IFAS presents Art & Garden Fall Family Festival, October 3, at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), Quincy Campus. Join us that day and discover creative ways to explore visual art and the art ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Educational Workshop, Garden Design, Garden Festival, General Gardening, Native Plants, Ornamental Shrubs, Panhandle Gardening, Perennials, Plant Sale, Upcoming Events, Workshop

Florida Wildflowers: Coreopsis

September 24, 2015

In our demonstration garden we are enjoying the small but vibrant blooms of our state wildflower Coreopsis, also commonly known as tickseed. After many years of its use in the Florida highways beautification program, Coreopsis was adopted ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Annuals, Bees, Butterflies, Butterfly Gardening, Coreopsis, Garden Design, General Gardening, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Perennials, Pollinators, Tickseed, Wildflowers

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