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New Year’s Resolution Ideas for your Garden


December 1, 2022

Each year's end brings a new year's beginning. Many people see the new year as a fresh start, and an opportunity to try something new. Here are some New Year’s Resolutions to kickstart your 2023 gardening journey: Selecting the Right ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Central Florida Gardening, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Ordinance, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardenflorida, Gardening, Gardening Solutions, Gardening Tips, Gardening Tips And Tricks, Home Garden, Irrigation, Master Gardener Volunteer, New Year's Resolutions, New Years Resolution, Ocenews, Orange County Extension, Orange County Florida, Plant, Plant Clinic, Residential Irrigation, Start Garden, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Orange County’s Master Gardener Volunteer Recognition Event


October 20, 2022

What is the Master Gardener Program? The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a citizen-driven program that benefits UF/IFAS Extension and the residents of Florida. The program relies on dedicated volunteers who have an interest in ... READ MORE

Category: , Community Volunteers, Home Landscapes
Tags: #OrangeCounty, Awards And Recognition, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, OC MGV, Orange County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Volunteers

CEU Day–Landscape University in person in Orange County–10/11/22


September 15, 2022

How do landscapes interact with Florida's ecosystems? How do you design landscapes to promote beneficials? Why is shade incredibly important in urban areas and how do we landscape in it? What resources are available for identification of plant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Benficials, Best Management Practices, Best Practices, BMP, BMPs, CEU, Ceu Day, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Climate Landscaping, Commercial Landscape, Commercial Landscaping, Diagnostics, Ecosystem, FFL, Florida Friendly, Green, Green Industry, Heat Mitigation, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Professional, Landscape Sustainability, Landscape University, Nursery, Orange, Orange County, Orange County Extension, Orlando, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide License, Plant, Plants, Professional Development, Shade, Shade Plant, Slimate, Special Interest, Sustainability, Urban Commercial Landscapes, Urban Landscapes, Water, Wildlife

The Silk Floss Tree


August 16, 2022

The Silk Floss Tree commands attention in every season. From a stunning floral display, to the trunk laden with menacing spines, to the palmate foliage, it is no wonder this rainforest tree has found a place in managed landscapes around ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Best Practices, BMP, BMPs, Cflandscapes, Cool Tree, Ethonobotany, Extension, FFL, Florida, Florida Tree, Flowering, Flowering Tree, Gardening Solutions, Hwooten, Interesting Plant, Landscape, Landscaping, Life Jacket, Orange County, Orange County Extension, Pink Flowers, Pollinator Plant, Rainforest, Right Place, Right Plant Right Place, Right Plnat, Spike, Spikey Trunk, Tree, Trees, Tropical, Tropical Tree, Useful, Useful Plant

Emily Tells All: Learn about Vegetable Gardens with Commissioner Bonilla and Tia Silvasy


March 23, 2022

Are you interested in growing vegetables in your back yard? Watch this video where Commissioner Emily Bonilla visits the UF/IFAS Extension Orange County center and gets a tour from Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent Tia Silvasy. Tia shows ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Friendly, Fruit, Orange County, Orange County Extension, Vegetables, Video, YouTube

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

UF/IFAS Master Gardeners Gear Up for Spring Festivals, Plant Sales

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February 18, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. – Spring is around the corner, and Master Gardeners across central Florida are gearing up for festivals and plant sales. The UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardeners Volunteer program, part of the University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Festival, Lake County Extension, Marion County Extension, Master Gardener, News, Orange County Extension, Osceola County Extension, Plant Sale, Seminole County Extension, Sumter County Extension, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS

UF/IFAS Extension Celebrates National Heart Health Month with Innovative Programs

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February 11, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. – February is National Heart Health Month, and agents with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension are gearing up with programs to help central Florida residents get and stay ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Extension, Health, Heart, Lake County Extension, News, Orange County Extension, Seminole County Extension, UF-IFAS

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