While the "winter" months have their own appeal, I for one will be counting down the days until summer. As a kid I always loved summer as well and one of my favorite pastimes was attending sleep-away camp.
What I loved about summer camp was ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. In Orange County, Florida, there ... READ MORE
The Annual Orange County 4-H Poinsettia Sale is starting soon! 4-H Clubs will accept pre-orders for beautiful, floral quality poinsettias between October 1st and November 7th. Plants will arrive on December 1st and be delivered by youth club ... READ MORE
Making healthy food choices is a challenge of willpower for many of us, but for others it simply isn’t an option. According to a USDA report, more than 38 million people in the U.S. experienced food insecurity in 2020. Food insecurity is defined ... READ MORE
It’s the Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time!
During the month of October, please support people in need in your community and Florida’s peanut producers by generously donating to the ... READ MORE
Peanut, butter open the door!
During the month of October, we will begin the Peanut Butter Challenge so please spread the news! The Peanut Butter Challenge runs from October 1 through ... 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
How do landscapes interact with Florida's ecosystems? How do you design landscapes to promote beneficials? Why is shade incredibly important in urban areas and how do we landscape in it? What resources are available for identification of plant ... READ MORE
Florida 4-H Public Speaking Program
Those of us who work with children are privileged to have a “sneak preview” of future leaders in development. This past week, I was able to glimpse a sample of these future leaders as Orange County 4-H ... READ MORE