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
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
As you get ready for 2023, why not add planting a new tree to your list? Adopt-a-Tree makes it easy. If you are not familiar with Adopt-a-Tree, here is a quick synopsis.
Adopt-a-Tree events seek to give Orange County Residents an opportunity ... READ MORE
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
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
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
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
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
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
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