Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences! Below is our current class list for the month.
Climate Smart Floridians Virtual Course
October 5 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This six-week interactive program ... READ MORE
OrangeTV, the official channel of Orange County, Florida's government, recently visited the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center to discuss our research and UF/IFAS Extension.
Dr. Chris Marble is an assistant professor in the department ... READ MORE
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
Turfgrass dominates Central Florida landscapes. The living green carpet provides plenty of benefits, but turf can be a thirsty bug buffet demanding time, money, and expertise. Did you know that we put more than half of our drinking water in ... READ MORE
Now that the rainy season is officially here, weeds will explode in our plant beds. There is much ado about weeds. What can we do about them?
Water Starve Them!
We went through a very long dry spell. During that time I decided to do an experiment ... READ MORE
This week's weed of the week and featured EDIS publication is about galinsoga (Galinsoga quadriradiata). Galinsoga is a common weed in agricultural fields, container-grown ornamentals, landscape planting beds, lawns, gardens, and ... READ MORE
Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly post about weed's found in Florida's landscapes, production nurseries, and natural areas.
This week's weed of the week is Praxelis clematidea. Praxelis clematidea is an annual short-lived perennial ... READ MORE
How to recognize it:
Dollarweed is a moisture-loving plant that can be hard to manage in lawns and landscape beds. Also know as pennywort, Dollarweed (Hydrocotyle spp.), is a warm-season perennial weed. It is named because of its silver-dollar-shaped ... READ MORE
Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals to better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida.
The weed of this week is ragweed parthenium (Parthenium ... READ MORE
Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida.
The weed of the week is Hairy bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta). Hairy ... READ MORE