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Spring Festival of Flowers April 1, 2 & 3, 2022 in Milton, FL


March 29, 2022

The Spring Festival of Flowers will be held this weekend in Milton. It will be held at the UF/IFAS & Pensacola State College Milton Campus (5988 HWY 90 in Milton, FL). This festival features plant nurseries, UF Student Club plant sale, arts ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Arts & Crafts, Food, Plant Sale, Seminars, Spring Festival Of Flowers
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Steps to Solve Plant Problem May Include Visit to Plant Clinic


March 23, 2022

Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.   Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Landscape Problems, Lawn Problems, Lawn Weeds, Pest Insects, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Plant Disease
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Gifts for the Gardener


December 17, 2021

Christmas is on its way and it’s time to buy those gifts. If there is a gardener on your gift list, consider a gardening gift.   There are all sorts of gift ideas for a gardener and the price range varies as well.   A subscription ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Sustainable Living
Tags: Gardening Gifts, Holiday Gifts, Horticulture
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Gulf States Horticulture Expo 2022


November 30, 2021

Here in Northwest Florida, finding horticultural supplies and plant material that is available locally is a challenge. Due to our location, looking to the neighboring states is very practical. The Gulf States Horticultural Expo (GSHE) is a trade ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development
Tags: Best Management Practices, Commercial Horticulture, Environmental Education, Insects, Integrated Pest Management, Panhandle Gardening, Pest Management
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February 3, 2021

Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! returns; New topics, same virtual format February 1, 2021 By: Kirsten Romaguera, 352-294-3313, kromaguera@ufl.edu Long-time and aspiring green thumbs can ask the experts their gardening questions when ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water
Tags: Beekeeping, Beneficial Insects, Growing Vegetables, Herbs, Houseplants, Invasive Plants, Lawns, Plant Disease, Trees, Weeds
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Florida’s Arbor Day, a Time to Celebrate Trees


January 28, 2021

  I’ve always enjoyed trees in one way or another – climbing them as a kid, eating their fruits, using them to build tree houses, etc. As an adult, I still enjoy and appreciate trees for their beauty and benefits. Can you imagine ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Recreation
Tags: Arbor Day, Florida Arbor Day, Master Gardener Volunteer, Planting Trees, Tree Benefits, Trees

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