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
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
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
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
Wednesday, July 24, 10 a.m.
Yulee County Building
86026 Pages Dairy Road.
(Take US 17 North, pass over the railroad tracks, and turn left on Pages Dairy Road. The building is attached to the fire station.)
Master ... READ MORE
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
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
Orchids. Many of us are intimidated by these plants, because we have heard that they are difficult to grow and require a lot of effort for only one bloom per year. This is not always the case. There are many species and hybrids of orchids ... READ MORE
Orchids and their pollinators have developed fascinating co-adaptations that promote orchid pollination. This 6-page fact sheet details the various and often strange ways that orchids attract pollinators. The kinds of insects and animals that ... READ MORE
You can comment now on a proposed rule for Importation of Orchids from Taiwan
Please read below regarding a proposed rule for a new growing medium for orchids of the genus Oncidium when importing from Taiwan into United Sttaes. This rule ... READ MORE