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Nourishment…a common thread woven through school gardens


January 30, 2023

Nourishment, a common thread woven through school gardens, and for many it is the reason to have them. Why would teachers have a school garden? After all, for some- it adds another responsibility, to an already full plate. It can require ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, Edible_garden, Master Gardener Volunteers, Professional Development, School Garden Workshop, School Volunteers, Teachers, Youth

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
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Master Gardener Volunteers honored

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December 22, 2022

Tuesday, December 13th the Master Gardener Volunteers (MGV) of Highlands County recognized some of their members for their hard work during 2022.  The Awards banquet took place in the back room of the Caddyshack Bar and Grill in Sebring. Twenty-five ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, UF IFAS Extension
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Tips from the help desk, Caring for your poinsettia, December 2022

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December 21, 2022

Tips from the Help Desk... Caring for your poinsettia by David Austin Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator A gift that keeps on giving So, someone gave your a lovely poinsettia as a pre-Christmas ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, Tips From The Help Desk, UF IFAS Extension
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Highlands County Master Gardener Volunteer training starts soon

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December 16, 2022

The First Master Gardener Volunteers In the early ’70s, two overworked Horticulture Extension Agents from Washington state came up with a bright idea. They would train volunteers in the art and science of horticulture to help them answer ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, UF IFAS Extension
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Tips from the help desk, Fall cool weather lawn fungus, November 2022

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December 16, 2022

Tips from the Help Desk... Fall cool weather lawn fungus by David Austin Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator What up with my grass? Are you noticing large discolored patches of grass in your St. Augustine ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Large Patch Lawn Disease, Master Gardener Volunteers, Master Gardeners, Tips From The Help Desk, Turfgrass, UF IFAS Extension
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Tips from the help desk…Bats in your belfry, September 2022

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November 26, 2022

Tips from the Help Desk... Bats in your belfry by David Austin Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Bats are known for their scary Halloween personas. That is if bats can have personas. Nevertheless, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, , Wildlife
Tags: Bats, Conservation, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Insects, Master Gardener Volunteers, Mosquito, PolliNATION, Tips From The Help Desk, Wildlife

UF/IFAS Extension relationships highlight community resilience after Hurricane Ian

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November 9, 2022

Co-authored by Alyssa Vinson and David Outerbridge Wakeful in early morning, cool air, clear sky, what would the morning sun bring to light and sight? Intensification, quick turns, bundling up loved ones and properties. The day after Hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community, Featured Hot Topic, Hurricane Ian, Master Gardener Volunteers

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