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Butterfly Gardens, wild flowers and meadows

Butterfly Gardens, Meadows & Wild Flowers; October is Native Plant Month

October 20, 2023

People usually ask about planting a butterfly or pollinator garden in the spring, just before our weather turns hot and dry. October, though, is the best month for starting wildflower seeds, therefore it has been selected as Native Plant Month. When ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Bidens-Spanish Needles, Butterfly Gardens, Sandspurs, Wild Flowers And Meadows, Wildflowers

Success story: Native Plant Garden at Lettuce Lake Park Provides for Wildlife

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July 5, 2023

We did it! Thank you to the Florida Master Gardener Program Volunteers, Suncoast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society and Hillsborough County Park staff who came out on June 28th to plant 60 native plants of 20 different species. Our ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Butterfly, Central Florida, Conservation, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hillsborough County, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Native Plant, Tampa Bay, Tsilvasy, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildflowers

The Bookstore Is Approaching the Summit

March 26, 2023

Where Is the Bookstore? Tell Me! Easy there! The bookstore is right where you left it—at least until Tuesday, March 28, when they’ll be at the Tri-County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Summit at UF/IFAS Extension Lake County in Tavares. This ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS Communications
Tags: Central Florida, Dry, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lake County, Native Plants, North Florida, UF IFAS Bookstore, Wildflowers
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Learn about Pollinators for your Landscape and Garden

March 14, 2023

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to bring pollinators to your property, enjoy a delicious lunch and even learn how to cook and store fresh herbs. This and more will be covered at the No Mow March Event taking place at the Okaloosa ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Recreation, Turf, Wildlife
Tags: Events, Growing Vegetables, Herbs, Lawns, Pollinators, Wildflowers

UF/IFAS Extension offers Gardening with Native Plants in Hybrid Format

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March 10, 2023

Florida native plants are a smart choice for your landscape. They are well-suited for survival in Florida and provide a number of ecological benefits to our environment. Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday April 13th from ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Annuals, Central Florida, Event, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida Native Plants, Hillsborough County, Hybrid, In Person, Online Event, Perennials, Tampa, Trees, Tsilvasy, UF IFAS Extension, Wildflowers, Zoom
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Celebrate Pollinators with No Mow March

February 21, 2023

JOIN YOUR LOCAL PARTICIPATING UF IFAS EXTENSION OFFICE IN THE PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA TO CELEBRATE POLLINATORS WITH NO MOW MARCH. https://go.ufl.edu/nomowmarch Landscapes and lawns have potential to support many of our native pollinators ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bees, Butterflies, Extension, Flowering Plants, Native Bees, Pollinators, Shrubs, Solitary Bees, Trees, UF IFAS Extension, Weeds, Wildflowers

A Winter Wildlife Garden

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January 20, 2023

What do you see in the  photo on the left? A container of useless dead plants A bouquet of pollinator plants in their “winter” form A container showing plants that are a source of nesting and shelter for our over-wintering native ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Wildlife
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Bees, Butterflies, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Native Plants, Polkgardening, Polkmg, UF-IFAS, Wildflowers, Wildlife

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