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Gardening Successfully in Florida’s Summer Heat

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April 11, 2024

Welcome to the Sunshine State! If you've recently made Florida your home or if you're diving into gardening in this unique climate for the first time, you're in for an adventure. Florida's summers are famous for their intense heat, humidity, ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Calories, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Eating, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food, Fresh Fruit And Vegetables, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Seasonal, Smart Irrigation, Soil, Soil Amendment, Soil Test, Summer, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water

Fertilizer Fundamentals: The Best Time to Fertilize

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March 28, 2024

When to Fertilize So, you’ve read How to Choose a Fertilizer, and How to Apply Fertilizer, but what about when to apply fertilizer? Depending on what you plan to fertilize, the timing application may differ. For example, it is best practice ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #EdibleLandscaping, #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Environmentally Friendly, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit And Vegetable, Gardening, Landscape, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office

Fertilizer Fundamentals: How to Choose the Right One

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March 14, 2024

Fertilizer, What Is It? Ah, the memories of those science classes! Remember sitting there, soaking up knowledge about photosynthesis? It was like learning the ultimate life hack of the plant world – turning sunlight into food. But ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Gardens, Environmentally Friendly, Fertilizer, Fertilizers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit And Vegetable, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Horticulture, Landscaping, Lawns, Nutrients, Plant Selection, Produce, Right Place, Right Plant, Turf, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables

UF study: About half of Florida residents are not aware of local water restrictions

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February 28, 2024

Half of Florida residents don’t know about their local water restrictions, but those who are aware can be persuaded to abide by them, new University of Florida research shows. Water restrictions can be set by cities, counties and the state’s ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Water
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Intention, Irrigation, Knowledge, Laura Warner, Lawns, Restrictions, Water, Yards

3/21/24 GI-BMP in Orange County + Sun Spot Safety Lunch with Swag!


February 8, 2024

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond! You are required to learn about it and follow the rules. We want to keep things interesting and beneficial for you, the landscape professionals. This year, UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2023 Classes, Certified Instructor, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Classes, Clean Water, Continuing Education, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Class, Fertilizer Training, GIBMP, Grass, Grass Class, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Green Industry, Hwooten, Orange County, Regulated Fertilizer, Train, Trainer, Training, Turf, Turfgrass, Water, Water Glass

Bugs and Kisses: Spreading Love for Beneficials in the Landscape

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February 6, 2024

'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

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Agriculture, Beneficials, Biocontrol, Brevard County, Bugs, Horticulture, Insects, IPM, Landscape, Lawn, Lawns, Love, Natural Enemies, Ornaental Plants, Pest Management, Pests, Turf, Turfgrass, Valentine’s

Horticultural Workshops and Events- January 2024

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January 12, 2024

Come out of the cold and rainy weather this January to learn more about horticulture with the UF/IFAS Extension Clay County and our amazing Master Gardener Volunteers . Here are some of our available workshops this month: Homeowner Hydroponics: ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Butterfly, Butterfly Garden, Clay County, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pollinator, Pollinators, Turf

Something bugging your landscape? Ask for help at the Residential Plant Clinic in Apopka!


October 16, 2023

Orange County is the 5th largest county in the state of Florida. Our residents are fortunate to have access to 2 free Plant Clinics, one of which is located in Apopka at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC)!  At our ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: (MGV), Apopka, Fertilizer, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Horticulture, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, MREC, OC MGV, Ocextension, Orange County, Pest Management, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostic, Plants, Trees, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Vegetable Gardening

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