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2024 Pesticide Licensing and CEUs in Central Florida


February 8, 2024

Pesticide and fertilizer applicators, this blog is for you! You may find these resources helpful when searching for classes, licensing, and continuing education (CEU) information. There are a variety of ways to learn, including in-person, live ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Classes, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Unit, Continuing Education Units, Core, Extension, Horticulture, Hwooten, Ladscape, Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Professional, Landscape Technician, Landscape Training, Landscaping, Lclm, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Llo, On Demand, Ornamental And Turf, Ornamental Horticulture, OT, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide License, Pesticide License Renewal

Golden Rain Tree: The Allure of the Invasive Intruder

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November 6, 2023

It is officially fall in Florida. Temperatures are dropping, the holidays are just around the corner, and *gasp* the notorious golden rain trees have finally set fruit! Oh, you know the one. Adorned with sprawling limbs covered in peach-colored, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Invasive Ornamentals, Invasive Plants, Ornamentals, Residential Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
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CORE Training for Nurseries and Greenhouses


June 26, 2023

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

Category: Agribusiness, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: CEU, CEUs, Continuing Education Units, Core, Greenhouse, Nursery, Production Hortiuculture

CEU Day–Landscape University in person in Orange County–10/11/22


September 15, 2022

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

Category: AGRICULTURE, , Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Benficials, Best Management Practices, Best Practices, BMP, BMPs, CEU, Ceu Day, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Climate Landscaping, Commercial Landscape, Commercial Landscaping, Diagnostics, Ecosystem, FFL, Florida Friendly, Green, Green Industry, Heat Mitigation, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscape Professional, Landscape Sustainability, Landscape University, Nursery, Orange, Orange County, Orange County Extension, Orlando, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide License, Plant, Plants, Professional Development, Shade, Shade Plant, Slimate, Special Interest, Sustainability, Urban Commercial Landscapes, Urban Landscapes, Water, Wildlife

Lakefront Landscaping webinar recording

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February 17, 2022

In this webinar you will learn how to care for shorelines, lakefronts and ponds. We will cover species of beneficial plants. Learn about aquatic plants that live in the water and how to plant and maintain them. Presented by Tia Silvasy, Orange ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Aquatic Plants, Ditch, Garden, Lake, Lakefront, Landscape, Orange, Permit, Pond, Rain Garden, Seminole, Silvasy, Stormwater

Lakefront and Aquatic Landscaping

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February 15, 2022

Protecting the waterfront is Principle #9 in Florida-Friendly Landscaping. Waterfront areas can include lakefronts, ponds, ditches, other water bodies and environmentally sensitive areas. So, what makes a nice aquatic landscape?• Full of ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Aquatic, Central Florida, Ditch, Florida Friendly, Invasive Plants, Lake, Lakefront, Landscape, Ocextension, Plants, Pond, Waterfront, Wildlife

Lakefront Landscaping webinar Feb. 16 at 2pm

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February 2, 2022

Join us for our free lakefront landscaping webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 16th at 2pm. Register on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lakefront-landscaping-tickets-242987771967?aff=ebdsoporgprofile.In this webinar you will learn how to care ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Aquatic, Central Florida, Event, Lakefront, Plants Landscaping, Webinar

Non-native Invasive Plants Common to Central Florida

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September 1, 2021

Part of having a Florida-Friendly landscape is following principle #1, Right Plant, Right Place. Criteria for being the right plant for the right place include: • Suitable for our climate (Central Florida is USDA Hardiness Zone 9B) • ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Exotic Invasive, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Home Landscape, Horticulture, Invasive Plants, Landscape Management, Ocextension, Plants, Trees, Tsilvasy

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