The Planter Pot Giveaway at the Tampa Family Health Center (TFHC) was a huge success! We provided a total of 90 low-income households with pots, soil and seeds to improve their food security and health. The planter pot kits were provided through ... READ MORE
Written by Master Gardener Volunteer Rebekah Heppner
Master Gardener Volunteers are now serving the southern part of Pinellas County with educational classes and one-on-one assistance. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve requested us, and we were happy ... READ MORE
Whether you're an avid backyard gardener or just starting your houseplant collection, our Master Gardener Volunteers are here to answer your plant questions! Find the closest Plant Clinic to you.
With a county that spans over 1,000 square miles, ... READ MORE
Food waste is a significant global issue with far-reaching economic, environmental, and social consequences. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), approximately one-third of all food produced for human consumption ... READ MORE
Orange County is the 5th largest county in the state of Florida. Our residents are fortunate to have access to 2 free Plant Clinics, one of which is located in Apopka at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC)!
At our ... 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
June offers hotter temperatures, humidity and possible thunderstorm activity. In addition, school is out and many people take time to go on vacation. This leaves less time for landscape and garden chores. But there are things to do in the June ... READ MORE
Did you know that UF/IFAS Extension Orange County has a group of trained volunteers to help you with your plant needs? If your plants are in need contact our Residential Plant Clinic!
What exactly is a Plant Clinic? Think of it as a one-stop-shop ... READ MORE
Do you love gardening? Or maybe you have a “black thumb” and want to learn more? Are you interested in being a part of a community of volunteers and sharing your gardening training with the residents in our county? If so, you’ve come to ... READ MORE
Blackberries (Rubus spp.) will not quickly jump into your mind when you think of fruit production in Florida. In fact, when you do think of blackberries, you will most likely envision viny plants infiltrating your gardens and attacking you with ... READ MORE