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Summer Flowers in 15 minutes: An On-Demand Webinar Series

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July 2, 2021

Join UF/IFAS Extension Polk County experts for an on-demand series of four, 15-minute online educational workshops to help you plan a beautiful summer garden of flowering plants. Topics include summer flowering annuals, perennials, wildflowers, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Annuals, Bulbs, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Flowers, Gardening, Perennials, Polkgardening, Summer Flowers, Wildflowers
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Signs of “springtime” in central Florida…

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February 17, 2021

Signs of "springtime" in central Florida... If you've been a long-time reader of this blog, you already know that I love to highlight the unique changes of Florida's seasons. "Springtime" in Florida is no exception. (Click here for my ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Seasonal Color, Seasons, Trees, Wildflowers

Lantana – Wild Weeds


October 1, 2020

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Lantana Lantana camara Lantana is a tricky plant in natural areas. There is a Florida native lantana, L. depressa, but unfortunately it is now considered endangered. Majority of lantana found in natural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FL., Forestry, Landscaping, Native Plants, Natural Resources, NFLAG, Pasture, Perennials, Plants, Pollinators, Species Spotlight, Weeds, Wild Weeds, Wildflowers

Dandelion – Wild Weeds


August 1, 2020

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Dandelion Pyrrhopappus carolinianus This Florida native is a common plant found in natural areas, yards, cultivated gardens...pretty much everywhere! The dandelion is the only food source for a small ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bees, FL., Landscaping, Native Plants, Natural Resources, NFLAG, Pollinators, Species Spotlight, Weeds, Wild Weeds, Wildflowers

Skunk Vine – Wild Weeds


May 1, 2020

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Skunk Vine Paederia foetida Skunkvine is a woody vine that can reach lengths upwards of 30 feet. This thornless vine gets it common name 'skunk vine' from the characteristically foul odor that is released when ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FL., Natural Resources, NFLAG, Species Spotlight, Weeds, Wild Weeds, Wildflowers

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