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From the Ground Up workshop set for January 2022

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November 30, 2021

January is not always the nicest of times to be working in a Florida garden. Why not spend the day with Master Gardener Volunteers learning about Northeast Florida gardening and getting ideas to improve your own landscape at the "From the Ground ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Class, Florida Friendly, Garden, Gardening, Herbs, Hydroponics, Landscape, Landscape Design, Landscaping, Orchids, Workshop

Invite Native Orchids to your Yard

April 12, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Reintroducing Native Orchids to South Florida The UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Florida-Friendly Landscaping program has joined forces with The Fort Lauderdale ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Broward, Broward County, Conservation, Florida Friendly Landscape, Growing Orchids, Million Orchid Project, Native, Native Orchids, Natural Conservations, Orchids
Cattleyas love to grow on trees!

Orchids grow on trees!

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May 28, 2020

We have all heard the saying: "Money doesn't grow on trees!", but here in South Florida, orchids grow on trees. Most people only see orchids growing in pots, but in nature, most of them grow on trees. Epiphytes NOT parasites! Epiphytes are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Epiphytes, Growing Orchids, Mounting, Newsletter2, Orchids, Trees
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Orchids: Beauty and Easy-Care

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May 7, 2020

A half-day field trip to Orchid Jungle down in South Florida put orchids on my list of 'MUST HAVE' plants. The scents and beauty of the blooms took my breath away. There was even an orchid which smelled just like chocolate! What most people ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Chocolate Orchid, Dividing Orchids, Edis, Live Oaks, Moth Orchid, Orchid Care, Orchid On Wood, Orchids, Vanilla Orchid, Vanilla Orchid Vine, Water With Rain

UF/IFAS Experts: Skip the Roses and Go Straight for the Orchids on Mother’s Day

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May 7, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- What’s better than roses on Mother’s day? Orchids, which are easier to take care of and can last for years, according to University of Florida experts. Wagner Vendrame, a professor of environmental horticulture at ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Horticulture, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: IFAS, Mother's Day, News, Orchids

Event: Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance Orchid Show

February 6, 2018

UF IFAS Extension Collier County and Collier County Parks and Recreation are pleased to join with area orchid enthusiasts to present Orchids in the Park. A local Orchid Show and Sale located at the North Collier Regional Park on Livingston ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Collier County, Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance, North Collier Regional Park, Orchid Show, Orchids, Twyla Leigh

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