Florida-Friendly Landscaping 101, Grow with the Changes, May 20, 2023, 10 am-2:30 pm, Hillsborough County Extension. What’s in this for you? (Hillsborough County residents only) Information about pruning, watering efficiently, how to hire ... READ MORE
The vast majority of weeds in North Florida lawns now, during early spring, are winter annuals. Many of theses weeds are Florida natives, some of which even carry our State’s name. Examples include Florida bellflower, Florida betony, Florida ... READ MORE
By Amanda Johnson/ guest blogger
Are you interested in learning about beekeeping and the important role that honey bees play in our ecosystem? Look no further! The Heartland Beekeepers Association is offering a Beginner Beekeeping Class for ... READ MORE
By Master Gardener Volunteer/Guest Blogger, Mary Frances Meier
The Highlands County Master Gardener Volunteers will offer a spring plant sale on Saturday, February 25, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agriculture ... 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
The European honey bee
The European honey bee has been in the United States for a long time. Brought here in the early 1600s by, you guessed it, Europeans. The Honey bee may as well be considered native since they've been here as long ... READ MORE
There is a passionflower for every Central Florida yard; they attract butterflies, some have showy flowers, and some types even have edible fruit! Most passionflowers are vines. Compact species can be planted in small yards to take advantage ... READ MORE
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.
Dave ... READ MORE
If you are interested in learning about pollinators and how to attract them to your garden and/or need help diagnosing a lawn, landscape or garden problem and want to purchase locally grown produce, we have two upcoming events for you.
First, ... READ MORE
Escambia County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to reserve your spot for their first plant sale in 2022. This event will have edibles and a selection of perennials. Cash or check only.
The event will be Saturday, March 19 from 8:30 ... READ MORE