Strawberry Planting Dates and Establishment Practices for Central Florida

Strawberries on plant

Florida strawberries are grown as annuals started from northern-sourced cold-treated young plants set out in September and October. Bare-root plants with their leaves retained yield earlier than plants with leaves removed. However, frequent irrigation (8-14 hours/day for the… Read More

Consider 4-H Summer Camps

Summer Plans for the Kids This is the time of the year when kids dream of summer vacation and fun! Meanwhile, parents are looking for ways to keep their children engaged  and minimize screen time. UF/IFAS Orange County 4-H can provide both… Read More

UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Exploration Gardens

The 4 acre demonstration gardens at the UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Education Center, 6021 S. Conway Rd., Orlando, provides excellent opportunities for hands-on, visual planting displays emphasizing low maintenance Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles and locally recommended plant varieties. Urban… Read More

Review & Exams Ornamental/Turf & Private Ag Applicator

Professional Lawn Care-Mosquito spraying

Review and Exams for Ornamental & Turf or Private Ag Applicator Pesticide Licenses  – April 30, 2019 – Registration available here.  8:00am-8:30am – Registration 8:30am-12:00pm – O/T & Private Ag Reviews 12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch on your own 1:00pm – 4:00pm… Read More