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Why Does Soil pH Matter?


September 10, 2023

Why does soil pH matter? The foundation of every successful garden starts with quality soil. Whether you’re growing vegetables, flowers, turf, shrubs, or any other plant matter, you must be aware of your soil pH and understand that it can ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Garden, Jeremy Rhoden, Soil PH, Soil Test, Turf, Vegetable Gardens

Soil pH Testing Returns to Orange County Plant Clinic!


August 3, 2023

Summary Orange County Plant Clinic temporarily paused soil pH testing, but effective August 1st, 2023 we will resume offering this service for $2 per sample. This service is for residential samples only. If you are a contracted landscaper ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #extensionforall, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscape Management, Ocextension, Orange County, Soil, Soil PH, Soil Test, Soil Testing, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Vegetable Gardening

Hangry Plants!


January 30, 2023

Did you know that one of the TOP 5 issues found at the University of Florida Plant Diagnostic Center is “No Disease Detected”? Basically, that means the plant issue is something other than a pest or disease. That also means more pesticides ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Carbon Dioxide, Cflandscapes, Cultural, Cultural Issues, Deficiencies, Deficiency, Diagnostics, Fertility, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Ordinance, FFL, Florida Friend, Florida Friendly, Florida Man, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Hungry, Hungry Plant, Hwooten, Light, Npk, Nutrition, Photosynthesis, Plant, Plant Nutrition, Plants, Reading Plants, Recommendations, Soil, Soil Test, Water
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October 2022 Class List


September 23, 2022

Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office for some fun learning experiences this October! Below is our current class list for the month. Water Bath and Pressure Canning October 1  |  10 am – 12 pm Learn the basics of canning ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Air Fryer, Bite-Sized Science, Budgeting, Canning, Car Seat, Chicken, Child Safety, Commercial Landscaping, Dehydrator, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Application, Finances, Fishing Guide, Florida Master Naturalist Program, FMNP, Marine Science, Master Gardener, My Brevard Yard, Preserving Food, Pressure Canning, Pressure Cooker, Soil Improvement, Soil Test, Tea, Tea Making, Upland Systems, Urban Farm, Water Bath Canning, Youth Development

Just Moved to Jacksonville? Here’s Gardening Advice You Now Need!


July 27, 2022

Recently Moved to Jacksonville, Tonya Ashworth offers new local residents advice as part of her ongoing outreach efforts as the UF/IFAS Extension Agent  for Duval County. Welcome! If you are one of the many people who have recently ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Different Soil, Gardening Advice, Jacksonville Garden Club, Know Your Zone, Mandarin Garden Club, Moved To Jacksonville, Native Plant Society, Soil Test, Zone 9a
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Problems With High pH?


October 6, 2020

Is your landscape lacking vigor, everything looking a little pale, new growth looking kind of sad? Avoid issues with high pH soils. Test the soil before designing the landscape or purchasing and installing the plants. The best solution to ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Acid, Acidity, Alkaline, Alkalkinity, Chelated Nutrients, Hwooten, Nutrient Deficiency, PH, Soil, Soil Test, Test Soil, Urban Soil
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Spring Is Here – Pasture Prepping Time


April 2, 2019

We are ditching the cooler weather of winter and jumping in to the beginning of our warm-season. Spring is the time to be focusing on prepping your pastures for optimal grass production. Hopefully in the past year you have utilized the best ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Equine, Fertilizer, Grass Production, Grazing, Horses, Nutrients, Pasture Management, Rotational, Soil Test, Stocking

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