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CEU Day–Landscape University in person in Orange County–10/11/22


August 10, 2022

How do landscapes interact with Florida's ecosystems? How do you design landscapes to promote beneficials? Why is shade incredibly important in urban areas and how do we landscape in it? What resources are available for identification of plant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Benficials, Best Management Practices, Best Practices, BMP, BMPs, CEU, Ceu Day, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Climate Landscaping, Commercial Landscape, Commercial Landscaping, Diagnostics, Ecosystem, FFL, Florida Friendly, Green, Green Industry, Heat Mitigation, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Professional, Landscape Sustainability, Landscape University, Nursery, Orange, Orange County, Orange County Extension, Orlando, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide License, Plant, Plants, Professional Development, Shade, Shade Plant, Slimate, Special Interest, Sustainability, Urban Commercial Landscapes, Urban Landscapes, Water, Wildlife

Take sustainability home to your family


November 23, 2020

Take Sustainability home to your family by checking out a Family Green Living Kit for free from any Sarasota County Public Library. Family Green Living Kits Sarasota County offers Family Green Living Kits, formerly known as the Family Sustainability ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Water
Tags: Activity, Backpack, Books, Children, Comic, Family, Game, Green, Home, Kids, Kit, Library, Living, Nature, Pgm_Sustain, School, Sustainability, Trivia

Industry Spotlight: Do Good Farm


August 6, 2019

Located in Winter Garden, Do Good Farm’s mission is to end hunger and malnutrition through education and training for individuals and their communities. Do Good Farm was created to not only grow organic, healthy food but to teach people how ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Chickens, Community, Farming, Florida Natives, Garden, Green, Healthy, Local, Non-profit, Organic, Permaculture, Service, Sustainable
Florida farmers and ranchers are also environmentalists. They implement practices to preserve our natural resources. Picture credit: Jonael Bosques, UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County.

Multiplying in the Garden: Green Peach Aphid


January 28, 2019

They are tiny, but their power lies in numbers. These insect pests are born pregnant, and can reproduce out of control in a short time. This column is dedicated to a common pest called the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae. This pest ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Aphid, Extension, Garden, Gardening, Green, Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Pests, Small Insects, UF-IFAS

Green Industry Going Greener?


June 1, 2018

Many readers may already know, the term Green Industry refers to the commercial lawn and landscapers that work so hard to keep our yards and neighborhoods beautiful in the hot Florida sun. Green industry professionals stay current on best practices ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Money Matters, Turf
Tags: BMP, Electric, Green, Industry, Landscape, Lawn Service, Maintenance, Mower, Mowing, Rechargeable, Sustainable

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