There has been concern about the health and numbers of pollinators in recent years. Planting a small area around your home can provide a place for pollinators to help pollinate your fruit and vegetable plants.
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Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.
Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE
Plant Clinic Frequently Asked Questions
The Plant Clinic is a resource for Orange County residents that provides research-based information to help with landscape problems or care. It is a partnership between the UF/IFAS Extension Office and ... READ MORE
Soil Testing at Orange County Plant Clinic
Florida’s year-round growing season is a great reason to love gardening. While we have different seasons, the one constant for our plants is the soil that they’re grown in. While we can control ... READ MORE
By Carol Redmond
Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member
If you visit this site regularly, you are familiar with the user-friendly, evidence-based information available at your fingertips. This wealth of data, tips, techniques and more ... READ MORE
The Plant Clinic at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center will be reopening to commercial clientele by appointment only beginning Tuesday, June 30.
All Plant Clinic visitors must schedule an appointment by completing the form ... READ MORE
Updates from the Horticulture Programming at UF/IFAS Extension Polk County
We will continue to update this page with the latest information related to the gardening and landscaping programming at UF/IFAS Extension Polk County.
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Have you ever wondered how Master Gardener Volunteers figure out what’s wrong with a plant? We ask ourselves (or you) a series of questions before we start looking for the answer. You can ask yourself these questions, too. Being a plant detective ... READ MORE
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PLANT CLINICS CANCELLED THROUGH APRIL 30.
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The homeowner has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a new, high-end home in an expensive subdivision. But the white colonial was covered in tiny black spores. Lynn Griffith, a horticultural consultant and expert on ... READ MORE