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Gardening in Central Florida for Newcomers


June 28, 2022

Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S. Plant Science specialization in Plant Breeding and Genetics What Makes Gardening in Florida so Different? Many gardeners, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Best Management, Best Management Practices, Best Practices, Central Florida, Central Florida Gardening, Cflandscapes, Economic Value, Floridavegetables, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Home Garden, Home Gardener, Home Grow, Home Grown, Home-grown Food, Homegrown, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Irrigation, New Vegetable Gardener, Ocextension, Plant, Plant Disease, Plants, Soil Amendment, Soil Building, Urban Horticulture, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetable Pest, Vegetable Production, Weed Management, Weeds, Yard Farm
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Vermicomposting (Using Worms for Composting)


December 10, 2020

Vermicomposting = worm composting Do you live in a small space and want to have a neat little efficient compost bin to recycle your kitchen scraps? Vermiculture, also known as worm composting, is becoming increasingly popular with the urban ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Composting, Earthworm, Florida Friendly, Food Scraps, Horticulture, Ocextension, Organic Fertilizer, Recycle Yard Waste, Soil Amendment, Tsilvasy, Video, Worm, Worm Composting, Zero Waste

Indoor Summer Gardening Seminar

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June 11, 2018

Even the most serious gardeners can be driven indoors by the summer heat. But that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying your hobby! Join the Baker County Extension Office for an indoor summer gardening seminar that will cover the basics of houseplant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Houseplants, Microgreens, Soil Amendment, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetables, Vermiculture

Potting Soil, Topsoil, Compost, Seed Starting Potting Mix – What’s the difference?


December 4, 2017

You find yourself standing in the store, staring at dozens of different bags of soil trying to figure exactly what you need to start a garden – what’s the difference between all of these "soils"? Typically, you will find different types ... READ MORE

Category: Crops
Tags: Compost, Fertilizer, Gardens, Organic Matter, Peat Moss, Perlite, Potting Soil, Soil Amendment, Topsoil, Vermiculite

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