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Strawberry Planting Dates and Establishment Practices for Central Florida

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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

Healthy Florida Lifestyle Workshop

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For an opportunity to learn how to be healthy in every aspect and stage of your life, plan to attend our Healthy Florida Lifestyle Workshop series starting Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10am-12pm. Register at www.oclivingwell.eventbrite.com for this… Read More

Healthy Living Expo, 5K Milk Run & Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Festival

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Join us on March 2, 2019 for our Healthy Living Expo, 5k Milk Run and Orange County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Garden Festival at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. Start your day off right by running through historic dairy cow pastures… Read More