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Hangry Plants!


January 30, 2023

Did you know that one of the TOP 5 issues found at the University of Florida Plant Diagnostic Center is “No Disease Detected”? Basically, that means the plant issue is something other than a pest or disease. That also means more pesticides ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Carbon Dioxide, Cflandscapes, Cultural, Cultural Issues, Deficiencies, Deficiency, Diagnostics, Fertility, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Ordinance, FFL, Florida Friend, Florida Friendly, Florida Man, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Hungry, Hungry Plant, Hwooten, Light, Npk, Nutrition, Photosynthesis, Plant, Plant Nutrition, Plants, Reading Plants, Recommendations, Soil, Soil Test, Water

2023 GI-BMP in Orange County


January 13, 2023

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond! Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. That means ... READ MORE

Category: , Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2023 Classes, Certified Instructor, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Classes, Clean Water, Continuing Education, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Class, Fertilizer Training, Gibmp, Grass, Grass Class, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Green Industry, Hwooten, Orange County, Regulated Fertilizer, Train, Trainer, Training, Turf, Turfgrass, Water, Water Glass

Garden Festival and Plant Sale – Orange County Extension


January 6, 2023

Flower Power: The Power of Native Flowers!   Join us on Saturday March 4th, 2023, from 8:30am to 3:30pm for our annual Garden Festival & Plant Sale at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, 6021 S. Conway, Orlando, 32812. The theme for ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Artisan Vendor, Artisan Vendors, Childrens Activities, Community Event, Crafters, Educational Sessions, Food Trucks, Free Event, Garden, Garden Education, Garden Festival, Garden Festival And Plant Sale, Garden How To, Garden Tours, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, Native Flowers, Native Plants, Ocextension, Orange County, Orange County Events, Orange County Gardeners, Orlando Event, Orlando Gardeners, Plants, Plants For Sale, Speakers, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Youth

Eating Healthy for the Holidays

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December 13, 2022

The holidays are fast approaching, and we all know what that means: parties, celebrations, gatherings, and more, where food is always in abundance. Take if from me; I love sweets and indulging in all the foods that a holiday celebration has ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Wellness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Holidays, Nutrition, Ocextension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Limited Pesticide Applicator’s License Review and CEUs–1/12/23


December 12, 2022

The limited pesticide applicator's licenses allow the licensed applicator to apply pesticides to landscapes around buildings. There are 2 primary limited pesticide applicators licenses: Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) for ... READ MORE

Category: , Events, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Commercial Pesticide, Continuing Education, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, Landscape, Landscape Management, Landscapes, Lclm, License, Limited, Limited Pesticide, Llo, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pests, Workshop

What a Year!

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December 12, 2022

Since I joined the team here in July 2020, I can say that 2022 proved to be a major year for our office and team. I am not discounting the previous years, but this year was special. Below are some highlights: HYFLEX: COVID-19 taught us to ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, , Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Ocextension, Professional Development, Responsibility

Landscape University–VIRTUAL–2023


December 10, 2022

Interested in learning some cool new topics while earning your CEUs for your pesticide applicator license? Have you noticed that people notice their palm trees once they start looking ratty? Well maintained trees can add value to your property, ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: CEU, Class, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Units, Edible Landscapes, Experts, Fdacs, Fertilizer, Fertilizing, Fruit Trees, Garden, Hwooten, Lake County, Landscape, Landscape Updates, Lawn, Lawn Trends, New Lawns, Nutrition, Orange County, Palms, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide Class, Pesticide Math, Seminole County, Sustainable Landscape, Trees

4-H Citrus Project Field Trip to UF/IFAS CREC

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December 9, 2022

Youth members enrolled in the 2022 District VIII Citrus Project had a blast touring the UF/IFAS CREC packing house last month! Youth from Orange, Lake, Volusia, and Seminole counties got together for their first Citrus Project field trip of ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #OC4H, 4-H, 4-H Events, Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Reflecting on 2022 with Gratitude


December 8, 2022

With the new year a few short weeks away, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on 2022 with appreciation for those in the community that have joined with and supported the youth development work of the Orange County 4-H Program. Our 4-H ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #OC4H, #OCPS, Gardening, Gratitude, Healthy Living, Ocextension, Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Youth

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