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Weekly “What is it?”: Tarkiln Bayou State Preserve


April 11, 2024

Florida is blessed with an abundance of ecologically diverse state parks. Among them are opportunities to hike, camp, and see wildlife lush forests and wide-open savannas or fish, swim, and paddle through pristine bayous and rivers. One ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Wildlife, Ecotourism, Estuaries, Habitat Conservation, Native Plants, Trees, Weekly What Is It

A Formal Garden Renovation in Full Bloom

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March 12, 2024

If you’ve visited the Formal Garden area of our Exploration Gardens here at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County over the last few months, you’ve probably wondered to yourself… what on earth is going on out here? Whether it was the rapid ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape Sustainability, Mulch, Native Plants, Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamentals, Residential Horticulture, Sustainable Landscapes, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Urban Horticulture

Spanish Moss, a new episode from Your Central Florida Yard podcast

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January 22, 2024

Spanish moss: creepy or cool? What comes to mind when you think of a southern landscape? Large, graceful oaks draped oh-so-perfectly with Spanish moss? Spanish moss is a quintessential part of our landscapes “down south” and it is often ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Flowers, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Native Plants, Podcast, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Spanish Moss, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County, Wildlife, Your Central Florida Yard Podcast

Lichen: A New Episode from Your Central Florida Yard

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January 12, 2024

Lichens, what are those? In this episode of Your Central Florid Yard, learn how to recognize lichens in the landscape and what exactly they are doing on your tree or even a garden bench or fence post. A new episode out now from Your Central ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Julie Schelb, Master Gardener, Native Plants, Podcast, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County, Your Central Florida Yard

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