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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
ORLANDO, Fla. – With cold weather upon us, homeowners may want to prepare their plants for a freeze, said Ed Thralls, a horticulturalist with University of Florida IFAS Extension Orange County.
“There are several steps that homeowners ... READ MORE