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Garden Festival and Plant Sale – Orange County Extension


January 6, 2023

Flower Power: The Power of Native Flowers!   Join us on Saturday March 4th, 2023, from 8:30am to 3:30pm for our annual Garden Festival & Plant Sale at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, 6021 S. Conway, Orlando, 32812. The theme for ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Artisan Vendor, Artisan Vendors, Childrens Activities, Community Event, Crafters, Educational Sessions, Food Trucks, Free Event, Garden, Garden Education, Garden Festival, Garden Festival And Plant Sale, Garden How To, Garden Tours, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, Native Flowers, Native Plants, Ocextension, Orange County, Orange County Events, Orange County Gardeners, Orlando Event, Orlando Gardeners, Plants, Plants For Sale, Speakers, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Youth

Meet Hillsborough County’s New Residential Horticulture Extension Agent

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December 23, 2022

IntroductionHello everyone! My name is Tia Silvasy, and I am the new Residential Horticulture/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Extension Agent in Hillsborough County! I started this position in December 2022 and wanted to take a moment ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Banana, Blog, Florida, Garden, Gardening, Hawaii, Hillsborough County, Horticulture, Landscapes, Master Gardener Volunteer, Residential Horticulture, Tampa Bay, Tia Silvasy, Tsilvasy, University Of Florida

Soil Test Now to Get a Head Start on Spring Planting: Part 1


December 22, 2022

Want to get a head start on planting this spring? Then the time to soil test is now! Soil testing is an easy way to determine the nutrient management needs ahead of time. This can allow for easier planning and budgeting of resources for farmers ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Horticulture, Row Crops, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Cold weather expected: Should I cover my plants?


December 15, 2022

How to best cover your plants, from the experts:   Use a non-plastic covering. Frost cloths can be found at hardware stores and garden centers, or large blankets or bedsheets also work. The covering should drape over the ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cold Protection, Cold Temperatures, Freeze Warning, Gardeners, Gardening, Home Gardening, Horticulture, Leon County, Mark Tancig, Severe Weather, Winter Weather Watch

Better with Butterflies: The Monarch

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November 12, 2022

Welcome back to our monthly blog which this month is dedicated to the famous Monarch butterfly. Despite a long PR campaign to save its habitat, it is now on the endangered list. The Monarch is one of only three butterflies in the milkweed ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping
Tags: Butterflies, Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Clay County, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Pollinator, Pollinators

Better with Butterflies: Buckeye

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September 6, 2022

Welcome back to our monthly blog in which we discuss a few interesting facts about butterflies in general and a specific type of butterfly each month. Of the six known butterfly families, this month we will address the last two, the brush ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Butterflies, Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Clay County, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pollinators

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