March is a busy month for our horticultural programs as the gardens wake up and we get to work updating our demonstration areas at the office, answer the spring gardening questions of our communities, and go out to educate around the county. ... READ MORE
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
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
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
As Valentine's Day approaches, Southern Florida prepares for a breathtaking spectacle of pink: the blooming of Handroanthus impetiginosus, commonly known as the Pink Trumpet Tree or a Pink Tabebuia. Despite being nonnative, this stunning ... READ MORE
Introducing "Flora-da Friendly Features," a blog series delving into captivating tales of both native and Florida-Friendly plants. Our aim? To spotlight endangered natives, interesting edible and ethnobotanicals, underutilized landscape flora, ... READ MORE
'Tis the season of love, and amidst the heart hoopla, I am spreading my enduring affection for one of my favorite group of organisms: Bugs! But, before you cringe at the thought of all bugs as being pests, ravaging your roses or zesting your ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension owes much of its success in community outreach and horticulture education to the invaluable contributions of the Master Gardener Volunteer (MGV) Program. From providing assistance in the Plant Clinic to conducting classes countywide, ... READ MORE
A handful of the "lawn ornaments" that will be featured in this blog series. Top row (left to right): sunshine mimosa, perennial peanut, frogfruit, and fleabane. Bottom row (left to right): pennywort, Lobelia, Florida snow, and blue-eyed ... READ MORE
In February, the UF/IFAS Extension Clay County Master Gardeners and Horticulture Agent have plenty of opportunities for you to learn and increase your gardening skills! Here are some upcoming classes and events.
UF/IFAS Extension Clay County ... READ MORE