Proper planting ensures a good start to a healthy landscape. The following guidelines for installing plants apply for sandy, well-drained soils.
Annuals and Perennials
Annuals and perennials are typically small (4”) to one gallon sized ... READ MORE
Blackberries (Rubus spp.) will not quickly jump into your mind when you think of fruit production in Florida. In fact, when you do think of blackberries, you will most likely envision viny plants infiltrating your gardens and attacking you with ... READ MORE
Florida native plants are a smart choice for your landscape. They are well-suited for survival in Florida and provide a number of ecological benefits to our environment. Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday April 13th from ... READ MORE
This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA), will include a seminar on what to do and not to do during the fall in our North Florida lawns, landscapes and gardens. The Home ... READ MORE
This fall is all about pollinators. On Wednesday, September 21, Master Gardener Volunteers will share information on pollinator plants and native milkweeds for your yard. Join Beth on Wednesday, September 28 for tips on attracting some native ... READ MORE
Azaleas always provide a much-loved burst of color in the spring in North Florida. The large masses of pink flowers most people love seeing in the spring are not the only azalea
s in the Rhododendron genus worth loving. For those ... READ MORE
Join UF/IFAS Extension Polk County experts for an on-demand series of four, 15-minute online educational workshops to help you plan a beautiful summer garden of flowering plants. Topics include summer flowering annuals, perennials, wildflowers, ... READ MORE
In lieu of a garden festival, the Baker County Master Gardeners are holding a plant sale on Saturday, March 27th. All profits from admission and plant sales will go toward the completion of the arboretum sidewalk project, which is half finished.
New ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month
Lantana is a tricky plant in natural areas. There is a Florida native lantana, L. depressa, but unfortunately it is now considered endangered. Majority of lantana found in natural ... READ MORE