Whether you're an avid backyard gardener or just starting your houseplant collection, our Master Gardener Volunteers are here to answer your plant questions! Find the closest Plant Clinic to you.
With a county that spans over 1,000 square miles, ... 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
The UF/IFAS and FTGA are hosting the CEU Round Up on July 19, 20, 26 and 27. The webinars will be 1:00 pm-4:00 pm EST or 12:00 pm-3:00 CST. Each webinar will receive CEUs from FDACS, FNGLA and GCSAA.
July 19 Agenda
Pesticide ... READ MORE
You told us that finding Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in CORE is hard to find. We listened and created an online class for you! The class is available 24/7, 365 days a year, and costs only $30! The money from this class will be used ... READ MORE
We would love to C.E.U. in person at CEU Day! You know you need CEUs, so come hang out with experienced Extension Agents to talk plants, palms, and pests in a comfortable and engaging environment. Plus, virtually, we cannot hear the laughter ... 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
Got a yard full of grass? Got an irrigation system you haven't checked in a while? Well, you may be creating the perfect environment for a notorious yard pest. The chinch bug is a small pest that feeds on stressed lawns (specifically during ... READ MORE
Hey there! My name is Heather Kalaman, and I am the new Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ and Residential Horticulture Agent here at UF/IFAS Extension Orange County. I started this position in mid-April and thought I would take a moment to ... READ MORE
How often do you see something that makes you go “Hmmmm…?”
How often do you actually look it up to learn more?
I am curious, especially when it comes to critters. Recently, I noticed an abundance of perfectly rolled oak leaf ... READ MORE
It is true that swampy Florida has a dry season, and the landscape is typically thirstiest in April. No April showers here! There is a season to apply more water and calibrate the system, and there is a season to back off the irrigation. If ... READ MORE