Category: Agriculture

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

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