Thanks to the efforts of hard-working Orange County 4-H members, the Exhibit Hall at the Extension Center is filled with more than 1900 festive red, pink, and white poinsettias. Our club members began taking pre-orders in October and exceeded ... READ MORE
Whether you're an avid backyard gardener or just starting your houseplant collection, our Master Gardener Volunteers are here to answer your plant questions! Find the closest Plant Clinic to you.
With a county that spans over 1,000 square miles, ... READ MORE
The annual UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge ran from October 1 through October 31 this year, and our Orange County 4-H'ers took full advantage of lending their hands for larger service!
What is the Peanut Butter Challenge?
Each year ... READ MORE
Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the much-awaited 2024 Orange County Garden Festival & Plant Sale! This year, we're thrilled to present the theme "Sustainable Garden Paradise," where we'll delve into the world of eco-friendly ... READ MORE
Orange County is the 5th largest county in the state of Florida. Our residents are fortunate to have access to 2 free Plant Clinics, one of which is located in Apopka at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC)!
At our ... READ MORE
As the winter holidays approach, many Americans are preparing to be more mindful of their spending on gifts and celebrations. Experts predict a decrease in consumer spending during this typically busy time for retailers. The Federal Reserve ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond!
Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application.
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Orange County Plant Clinic temporarily paused soil pH testing, but effective August 1st, 2023 we will resume offering this service for $2 per sample. This service is for residential samples only. If you are a contracted landscaper ... READ MORE
Did you know that June is National Healthy Homes Month? It was created by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office to encourage people to maintain a safe and healthy living environment. With the summer months in full swing, we spend ... READ MORE
We would love to C.E.U. in person at CEU Day! You know you need CEUs, so come hang out with experienced Extension Agents to talk plants, palms, and pests in a comfortable and engaging environment. Plus, virtually, we cannot hear the laughter ... READ MORE