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Harvesting Health: Medicinal Plants for the Central Florida Garden


June 12, 2024

Central Florida's ample sunlight and moderate rainfall create optimal conditions for cultivating a diverse array of herbs celebrated for their medicinal qualities. Gardeners and herbal enthusiasts in the region can establish vibrant medicinal ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Central Florida Gardening, Demonstration Garden, Exploration Gardens, Garden Education, Medicinal Plant, Residential Horticulture, Urban Horticulture

Virtual Limited Pesticide Applicator’s License Review and CEUs–6/27/24


June 10, 2024

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

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, , Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Units, Fdacs, Hwooten, Insect, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Land, Landscape, Lawn, Lclm, Limited, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Llo, PCO, Pest Control, Pest Management, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator

Basics of Landscaping in Florida–Bilingual Booklet in the UF/IFAS Bookstore


June 6, 2024

Better landscaping practices are good for Florida! Even though Florida has a lot of water resources, there are also a lot of people and industries sucking from the tap...and more keep coming. Long story short, Floridians need to conserve ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Blog Community, , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Alachua, Alachua Co, Basics Of Landscaping, Best Practice, Best Practices, Big Box, Big Box Stores Selling Plants, Bilingual, BMP, BMPs, Ceu Continuing Education, Cflandscapes, Community Leaders, Community Planners, Crape Myrtle, Cultural Ipm, Elected Officials, Epd, EPDs, FFL, Flooding, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida-friendly Landscape, Heat, Heat Island, Heat Islands, How To Landscape, Hwooten, IPM, Land Developers, Landscape, Landscape Professionals, Landscaper, Landscapes, Mow, Mowing, Nursery Growers, Orange, Orange Co, Palm, Parks Departments, Planner, Planners, Prune, Pruning, Residents, Seminole, Seminole Co, Spring, Springs, Turf, Uf Ifas Uf Ifas Bookstore, Usda, Water, Water Quality, Water Quantity

Landscape University CEU Day! In Person, In Lake Co.–5/15/24


April 11, 2024

Let's hang out and talk about plants at our upcoming Landscape University CEU Day! Join your esteemed Extension Agent hosts from UF/IFAS Extension Lake, Orange, and Seminole Counties for a fun morning of learning together in person, in Lake ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Bmoffis, Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Unit, Fertilizer, FFL, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Horticulture, Horticulturist, Hwooten, IPM, Lake, Landscape, Landscape Management, Landscape Professional, Lawn, Mpinkerton, Orange, Ornamental Horticulture, Pest Management, Pests, Seminole

2024 Master Gardener Volunteer Recruitment & FAQs


April 2, 2024

Do you love gardening? Or maybe you just want to learn more? Are you interested in being a part of a community of volunteers and sharing your gardening training with the residents in our county? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Find ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture
Tags: Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Master Gardener Volunteers, New Vegetable Gardener, OC MGV, Ocextension, Orange County Master Gardener Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Trees, Streets, and Sidewalks


March 26, 2024

From a society standpoint, we are encouraged to think about the greenhouse gas removing qualities of trees, specifically, their ability to take up a lot of carbon dioxide. Running quick numbers, 1 cubic foot of concrete results in about 150 ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Arbor, Arboriculture, Buckled Sidewalks, Cflandscapes, Cma, Community Design, Community Managers, Conservation, Enews, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Heat Island, HOA, Hoas, Homeowners Associations, Horticulture, Hwooten, Isa, Landscape, Landscape Design, Landscapes, Mature Trees, Ocextension, Planners, Shade, Sidewalk Repair, Sidewalks, Tree, Tree Conflicts, Tree Issues, Tree Planning, Tree Removal, Tree Replacement, Trees, Urban Canopy, Urban Forest, Urban Forestry, Urban Forests

4/3/24 Fundamentals of Palms: Principles, Problems, and Potential–In Person in Orange Co.


March 22, 2024

BEWARE! AFTER THIS CLASS, YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT PALMS THE SAME AGAIN! Palms are popular plants that represent a slice of Florida paradise! There is a science to growing pretty palms that will thrive in Florida, from wild places to managed ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Commercial Horticulture, Commercial Lawn And Ornamental, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Unit, Cpo, Education, Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardening Class, Hkalaman, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Architect, Landscape Design, Landscapes, Lawn And Ornamental, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Nutrient Deficiencies, Orlando Events, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Pa, Palm, Palm Diagnostics, Palm Fertilizer, Palm Problems, Palms, PCO, Planning, Plant Diseases, Plant Pests, Pruning, Right Of Way, Row, Streetscape, Sustainable Landscaping

gARTening: Pound Flower Art – A Creative Twist on Botanicals


March 20, 2024

Welcome to the world of gARTening! In this program we focus on connecting with our residents and creating Garden + Art related activities. Today, we're exploring a unique and creative way to incorporate nature into art with Pound Flower Art! ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Events, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture
Tags: BotanicalArt, CreativeGardening, DIYArt, FlowerPounding, Garden, GARTening, GARTening Program, Hammer Art, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, NatureArt, OC MGV, Ocextension, Orange County, Orange County Master Gardener Volunteers, Plants, Pound Flower Art, PoundFlowerArt, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

A Formal Garden Renovation in Full Bloom


March 12, 2024

If you’ve visited the Formal Garden area of our Exploration Gardens here at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County over the last few months, you’ve probably wondered to yourself… what on earth is going on out here? Whether it was the rapid ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Landscape Sustainability, Mulch, Native Plants, Ornamental Horticulture, Ornamentals, Residential Horticulture, Sustainable Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Urban Horticulture

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