Carrollwood Village Park is the most visited park in Hillsborough County with over 1.2 million visitors per year. Now, the park features a newly installed native butterfly garden thanks to the Viva Florida grant from the Florida Wildflower ... READ MORE
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
View the recording of our Edible Landscaping webinar on YouTube here.
The concept of edible landscaping primarily applies to growing vegetables, herbs and fruit trees in a way where it fits in with your home landscape. With proper plant ... READ MORE
Interested in growing edible plants in your yard? Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County on Thursday June 15th from 10 to 11:00am to get an introduction to selecting low maintenance, long-lived, edible crops to grow in the home landscape. ... READ MORE
Fertilizer can help plants grow but can also have adverse effects on the environment. Be sure to apply best management practices when fertilizing to optimize your plant health without harming our water bodies. Watch the recording of our How ... READ MORE
Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County as we host the Florida First Detector Workshop on Friday May 19th from 9:30 to 11:30am. This class offers residents an introduction to identifying pests and diseases in your home landscape from experts ... READ MORE
Turfgrass, vegetables, flowers, fruit trees and palms all have different fertilizer needs. In addition, residents need to be mindful of the fertilizer ordinances in their county and the effect of fertilizer on the environment. Join UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
Watch our Gardening with Native Plants webinar with Tia Silvasy, UF/IFAS Extension and Anita Camacho, Little Red Wagon Native Nursery
What is a native plant?Let's start with a few definitions. A native plant is one that has been documented ... READ MORE
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
Watch our webinar recording of Butterfly Gardening in Central Florida here.
The key to attracting butterflies to your yard is to plant species that butterflies can use for food and shelter. Larval host plants are specific to butterfly species; ... READ MORE