UF/IFAS
What's Happening Around Florida

Home » Tag: vegetable Gardening

Tag: vegetable gardening

small pumpkin on vine

“Something to Talk About”—Seminole Pumpkins!

Avatar photo
October 25, 2022

Have you heard that Seminole pumpkins can be grown easily in Polk County? They are not only easy to grow but also make nutritious and flavorful dishes—and to top that off, they’re just plain fun! Seminole pumpkins are a cultivated ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Halloween, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Pollinators, Pumpkins, Vegetable Gardening

Growing Strawberries: Virtual Class & Plant Sale

Avatar photo
October 11, 2022

Join us online for a virtual class on growing strawberries! Class topics will include how to select, plant, and grow strawberries in the home garden. The class is free, with the option to purchase bare-root strawberry plants as part of our annual ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Classes And Events, Growing Fruits, Strawberries, Vegetable Gardening

Crop Rotation Sensation


October 10, 2022

As the fall season begins in Florida, the shortening days and cooler temperatures spur many vegetable gardeners into action. Fall is a great season to begin gardening, because the cooler temperatures and less intense rain set the perfect stage ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Gardening, Residential Horticulture, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Urban Horticulture, Vegetable, Vegetable Gardening
Colorful garden vegetables

World Food Day Brings Attention to Food Insecurity


October 5, 2022

Making healthy food choices is a challenge of willpower for many of us, but for others it simply isn’t an option. According to a USDA report, more than 38 million people in the U.S. experienced food insecurity in 2020. Food insecurity is defined ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #foodinsecurity, #OC4H, #peanutbutterchallenge, 4-H, 4-H Events, Fruits And Vegetables, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Ocextension, Orange County, Vegetable Gardening, WorldFoodDay, Youth

In the Garden, We Grow: A Garden’s Pest

Avatar photo
August 10, 2022

The Inevitable Pests It is inevitable – any gardener can attest. Look closely and you will see a garden and its pest. But what is a pest? Usually when we think of the term “pest,” we may think of insect pests. Pests also include pathogens, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FFL, Florida Friendly, Fruit, Garden, IntheGardenWeGrow, IPM, Pests, UF/IFAS Extension Nassau County, Vegetable, Vegetable Garden, Vegetable Gardening

In the Garden, We Grow: Cold Cole Crops

Avatar photo
July 13, 2022

Independence Day Independence Day is an amazing part of the summer. Many of us are traveling, spending time with friends, and celebrating our nation’s independence. Whether we celebrate with fireworks, community service activities, baseball ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brassica, Cole Crops, Coleslaw, Fall Planting, FFL, Independence Day, IntheGardenWeGrow, Raised Bed Garden, UF, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, Vegetable Gardening

In the Garden, We Grow: Can You Dig It?

Avatar photo
June 29, 2022

Can You Dig It? My brothers and I love watching the movie, “The Warriors”. This 1979 film follows a gang in New York City as they try to escape from the Bronx to their home turf in Coney Island. One line, which is yelled by a character ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Demonstration Garden, Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Gardens, IntheGardenWeGrow, Nassau County, Vegetable Gardening

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

In the Garden, We Grow

Avatar photo
June 8, 2022

Everything Grows Recently while singing Raffi’s, “Everything Grows” with my two boys, my oldest said, “no it doesn’t…fire hydrants don’t grow. Signs don’t, fences don’t, doors don’t…” Despite his snarky, yet funny observation, ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FFL, Foodscape, Garden, IntheGardenWeGrow, Raised Beds, UF, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetable Gardening

Subscribe For More Great Content

IFAS Blogs Categories