I had two “A-HA” moments the other day from one of our Extension Agents. Jana Anderson, Family Consumer Sciences Agent here at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, was teaching our team about personal wellness and challenging us to be more active ... READ MORE
No nitrogen or phosphorus fertilizers in Orange County landscapes 6/1 - 9/30 because too much of it ends up in our water.
The reason we have fertilizer regulation is because water quality is measured and managed, and pollution levels are ... READ MORE
Interested in adding some Florida-Friendly Landscaping practices to your yard? Depending on the municipality you live in there are various incentive programs to help you reduce your water use in the landscape.
If you are an Orange County ... READ MORE
Florida 4-H Public Speaking Program
Those of us who work with children are privileged to have a “sneak preview” of future leaders in development. This past week, I was able to glimpse a sample of these future leaders as Orange County 4-H ... READ MORE
Spring is a very nice season, but for people suffering from allergies, it can be a very uncomfortable time. Symptoms can include chronic nasal congestion, allergic rhinitis, sore throat, sneezing and swollen eyes. Asthma triggers are found everywhere: ... READ MORE
Hello! My name is Calvin Gardner and I am the new Urban Horticulture Extension Agent at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. I joined this amazing workplace on March 7th and I am quickly learning more about many of the fun and exciting parts ... READ MORE
With spring break behind us, it won’t be long until school is out, and parents are looking for quality activities for their children. The Orange County 4-H Program is offering several day camp opportunities this summer that can keep kids learning ... READ MORE
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping program is full of progressive ideas on how to manage landscapes with less water, less pesticides, and more benefits to wildlife. One of these strategies is rethinking our lawns. With the increasing government ... READ MORE
It’s Nice to Meet You!
My name is Hillary Ayers and I am excited to be your new Family and Consumer Sciences/Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension Orange County! I started my position at the beginning of March and now that I am all ... READ MORE
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