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
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
A soil test can help you:
Save time and money on lawn and garden maintenance
Reduce nutrients leaching into groundwater
Choose plants that are right for your landscape
Comply with local fertilizer ordinances
UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE
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
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
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.
If you are one of the many people who have recently ... READ MORE
Get Your Garden Right
Have you been thinking about planting a spring garden or are doing it now? Whether you have a garden every year or this is your first time, getting off on the right start is the key to success. This starts by considering ... READ MORE
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
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