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Some call it black gold


June 21, 2022

Black gold you create I'm not speaking of the black gold that came bubbling up when Jed Clampett found oil while shooting at food. To make this black gold doesn't take millions of years under the pressure of the earth. You can make this in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Classes, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetables
A teapot with rabbits sits amonst different herb aplands and next to a tiny maroon teacup.

Why not make it a tea garden?


May 27, 2022

Southerners and sweet tea When I was a child, we drank sweet tea. I didn't really know where it came from, but it was sweet and that suited me just fine. Later, I discovered tea was from the leaf of a plant. I had heard about tea leaves, and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture,
Tags: Agriculture, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, UF IFAS Extension

Incredible Edible Landscaping


May 19, 2022

Food for the taking Have you ever eaten a pine tree? Many parts are edible. Those supposedly were the famous words of world-renowned food forager, Euell Gibbons, on a grape-nuts commercial in the ’70s. Not many of us would be interested in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Classes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetable

Tips from the help desk-Trimming palms, April 2022


March 31, 2022

Trimming your palms and other tidbits by David Austin                                                                                                                              ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Highlands County, Master Gardener Volunteers

Garden Festival and Plant Sale – Orange County Extension


February 23, 2022

Gnome Matter How You Slice it, it will be a Fun Day! On Saturday March 5th, from 9 am to 3 pm, the UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will host the 10th annual Garden Festival and Plant Sale at the extension campus ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Artisan Vendors, Craft Vendors, Educational Sessions, Food Trucks, Garden Art, Garden Festival, Garden Festival And Plant Sale, Garden Tours, Keynote Speakers, Kids Activities, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, Ocextension, Orange County Extension, Plant Sale, Plant Vendors, Plants For Sale
Bees on a hive frame

The Bees are Coming.


January 28, 2022

Bringing the bees Mid to late February in Highlands County is the beginning of the orange blossom bloom. It's January when beekeepers from all over Florida and many other states look for spots to leave their honey bees, as close to the orange ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Bees, Classes, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Honey, Insects, Master Gardener Volunteers, PolliNATION, Pollinator Plants, UF IFAS Extension
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The Neighborhood Gardener August 2021


August 16, 2021

In August's issue of the Neighborhood Gardener, the issue includes information about Florida Gardening for New Residents, Garden Myths Vol. 1, and the August Plant of the Month: Thryallis. You can access the full newsletter, here, or read on ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Florida Master Gardener, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer, Home Landscape, Horticulture, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, Neighborhood Gardener, Newsletter, Volunteers
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Support Florida Master Gardener Volunteers and Give Today


February 18, 2021

Master Gardener Volunteers Give Back to UF and Florida Citizens In 2020, Florida Master Gardener Volunteers served more than 500,000 Florida residents! The Master Gardener program is driven by 3,900 active volunteers who, in 2020 alone, volunteered ... READ MORE

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Tags: All For The Gators, Florida Master Gardener, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer, Gator Giving Day, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, Volunteers
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The Neighborhood Gardener February 2021


February 12, 2021

In February's issue of the Neighborhood Gardener, the focus is on compost, mulch, and soils. This issue also includes information about new gardening resources and features the February Plant of the Month: Eastern Redub. You can access the full ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Florida Master Gardener, Florida Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, Neighborhood Gardener, Newsletter, Volunteers

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