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Growing food in your landscaping

Growing food in your landscape


February 25, 2021

Don't go hungry Food glorious food. It grows on trees. Really, also on bushes and shrubs and even ground covers. Going hungry doesn't seem like an option when you can grow food. Growing food in your yard seems easy enough. You'd be crazy not ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Edible Landscaping, Edibles, Food Forest, Gardening, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Permaculture

Industry Spotlight: Do Good Farm


August 6, 2019

Located in Winter Garden, Do Good Farm’s mission is to end hunger and malnutrition through education and training for individuals and their communities. Do Good Farm was created to not only grow organic, healthy food but to teach people how ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Chickens, Community, Farming, Florida Natives, Garden, Green, Healthy, Local, Non-profit, Organic, Permaculture, Service, Sustainable

Sheet Mulching for Weed Prevention


February 19, 2018

With warmer weather comes more rainfall. While it's great for lawns and ornamentals, its also great for the weeds. An environmentally friendly alternative to weed control is sheet mulching. This permaculture technique consists of laying down ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Control, Donated, Environmentally Friendly, Free, Garden, Germination, Mulch, Newspaper, Permaculture, Register, Sheet, Tree, Weeds, Wood
Watermelon & Corn

Event: Lee County Urban Gardening and Micro Business Course


January 2, 2018

Interested in growing your own small food related business? Agents Roy Beckford and Jennifer Hagen of the Lee County Extension Office can help. The Urban Gardening and Micro-Business class series will introduce practical and technical concepts ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Backyard Chickens, Bees, Cottage Food, Family And Consumer Sciences, Food Business, Food Safety, Gardening, Jennifer Hagen, Lee County, Micro Business, Permaculture, Poultry, Regulations, Roy Beckford, Urban Agriculture

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