If you interested in growing your own food, then this class is for you! Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday February 16th from 10am to 11:30am to learn what to plant when to get your spring vegetable garden started. This ... READ MORE
Fall, winter and even early spring can be a rollercoaster ride of temperatures here in Northwest Florida. One week it dips to freezing for a short time and the next week it rises to spring-like temperatures. We need to hold on for this ride ... READ MORE
The Queen is dripping. The waterfall of purple flowers cascading over trellises and featured in spring selfies is known as Queen’s Wreath. This tropical vine commands attention. Wrapping and twining up a supporting structure, these sandpapery ... READ MORE
Springtime brings many birds to the Central Florida area. Florida is home to over 500 bird species. We have some species like the Northern Cardinal that live here year-round, while others stopover during the spring as they migrate back north.
To ... READ MORE
One of the world's most prolific species of pollinators, the honey bee, is arguably the most important insect species known to mankind. However, despite their immeasurable importance in the role of food production, they often have a negative ... READ MORE
This is a three-part* program to improve gardening skill and knowledge.
“Culinary Herbs” includes discussion and instruction on herb and spring season vegetables including sowing seed and potting up edibles. You will leave with plants and ... READ MORE
It's time for a sprinkler tune-up!
With another "dry season" approaching in central FL, it's time to make sure your sprinkler system is putting water where it's needed, when it's needed...
So, if you're a DIY person, get ready ... READ MORE
The Spring Plant Sale will be in Lakeland on April 23 and 24 from 7:30 am-noon for reservation only. Reserve your tickets here.
Tickets are for a 30 minute shopping time blocks. If you are not able to attend, please un-register so someone else ... READ MORE
It is finally spring! Well, maybe it has been spring in Central Florida for a few weeks now, but it is finally official. If you find yourself needing to grab some fresh air, take some time to check out the spring flowers near you!
Flowering ... READ MORE