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Meet Orange County’s New Residential Horticulture/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Extension Agent!


August 5, 2022

Introduction Hello everyone! My name is Clarissa Chairez, and I am the new Residential Horticulture/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Extension Agent in Orange County! I started this position in June and wanted to take a moment to introduce ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Gardening, Master Gardener, New Agent, Orange County, Residential Horticulture, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Success Story: FFL Demonstration Garden in Orange County


November 2, 2021

The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ demonstration garden showcases pollinator friendly plants with a focus on Florida native plants. It’s located in a prominent location at the Orange County Administration Building in the heart of downtown ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Environmentally Friendly, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape, Native, Native Plant, Orlando, Plant, Tsilvasy, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Wildflower

Florida-Friendly Wildflowers 3-part Educational Series


September 16, 2021

Why Wildflowers? Loss of biodiversity is one of the major threats to the world. Pollen nectar provides food for insects, which helps to pollinate our food crops, eat pests, and provide food for other wildlife. You can be part of the solution ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Agroecology, Bees, Biodiversity, Butterfly, Coreopsis, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Orange County, Phlox, Pollinators, Tsilvasy, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Wildflower, Zinnia
rows of lettuce grown hydroponically

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays

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November 18, 2020

Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal. The course will teach participants how to grow hydroponic butter bibb lettuce and includes all the ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Holiday Meal, Home Hydroponics, Home-grown Food, Hydroponic Farming, Hydroponics, Lettuce, Salad, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
red and white flowers along a paver pathway

‘Flip My Florida Yard’ TV show coming to Seminole County

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November 16, 2020

‘Flip My Florida Yard’ is coming to a backyard near you. Ten homeowners across eight Florida counties were chosen to have their yard “flipped” into a Florida-Friendly paradise - three of them in Seminole County. The Florida-based ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: "Flip My Florida Yard", FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Tina McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County

ORANGE COUNTY EXTENSION HEALTHY LIVING EXPO: KID’S ZONE Souers, M, UF/IFAS Extension, Orange County, Orlando, FL.


April 15, 2019

Situation/Objectives: Statistics show that youth obesity and health issues such as diabetes are a growing problem across the U.S. (CDC, Healthy Schools, 2018). 4-H Healthy Living programs support the effort to change youth eating habits and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Souers, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTER-AGENT COLLABORATION THROUGH FOOD SAFETY V. Zabala, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL, and G. Murza, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL.


April 15, 2019

Situation: Per the Centers for Disease Control, 48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne illness in the United States each year. Foodborne illness can be prevented in many cases by practicing safe food ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Family & Consumer Sciences, FCS, Food Safety, Murza, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Zabala

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