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Trees, Streets, and Sidewalks


March 26, 2024

From a society standpoint, we are encouraged to think about the greenhouse gas removing qualities of trees, specifically, their ability to take up a lot of carbon dioxide. Running quick numbers, 1 cubic foot of concrete results in about 150 ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Arbor, Arboriculture, Buckled Sidewalks, Cflandscapes, Cma, Community Design, Community Managers, Conservation, Enews, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Heat Island, HOA, Hoas, Homeowners Associations, Horticulture, Hwooten, Isa, Landscape, Landscape Design, Landscapes, Mature Trees, Ocextension, Planners, Shade, Sidewalk Repair, Sidewalks, Tree, Tree Conflicts, Tree Issues, Tree Planning, Tree Removal, Tree Replacement, Trees, Urban Canopy, Urban Forest, Urban Forestry, Urban Forests

3/21/24 GI-BMP in Orange County + Sun Spot Safety Lunch with Swag!


February 8, 2024

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond! You are required to learn about it and follow the rules. We want to keep things interesting and beneficial for you, the landscape professionals. This year, UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2023 Classes, Certified Instructor, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Classes, Clean Water, Continuing Education, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Class, Fertilizer Training, Gibmp, Grass, Grass Class, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Green Industry, Hwooten, Orange County, Regulated Fertilizer, Train, Trainer, Training, Turf, Turfgrass, Water, Water Glass

Stay Grounded This Fall: Tips for Maintaining Balance and Stability


October 18, 2023

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults, with most falls occurring in the home? While this all sounds like bad news, there is some good…in that falls can be prevented. Most falls tend to occur due to a combination ... READ MORE

Category: , Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: #extensionforall, Fall Prevention, Fall Safety, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Maintaining Balance, Ocextension, Older Adults, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
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Summertime Tips to Maintain a Healthy Home


June 21, 2023

Did you know that June is National Healthy Homes Month? It was created by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office to encourage people to maintain a safe and healthy living environment. With the summer months in full swing, we spend ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: #ocextensionnews, Healthy Home Maintenance, Healthy Living, Ocenews, Ocextension, Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

CEU Day 2023–Landscape University!


June 20, 2023

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

Category: AGRICULTURE, , Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: 482, 487, Best Practice, BMP, BMPs, Brooke Moffis, Calculation, Calibration, Central District, Central Florida, CEU, CEUs, Class, Classes, Continuing Education, Cool Class, Core, Florida, Gibmp, Grass, Hangry Plants, Hannah Wooten, Horticulture, Hwooten, In Person, Lake County, Landscape, Lawn And Ornamental, Lclm, Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance, Limited Lawn And Ornamental, Llo, Moffis, Morgan Pinkerton, Orange County, Ornamental And Turf, OT, Palm, Palms, PCO, Pest Control Operator, Pinkerton, Plants Are Cool, Private Ag, Private Applicator, Seminole County, Tree Crop, Trees Are Cool

Virtual Limited Pesticide Applicator’s License Review and CEUs–7/20/23


June 19, 2023

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

Category: Events, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Commercial Pesticide, Continuing Education, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, Landscape, Landscape Management, Landscapes, Lclm, License, Limited, Limited Pesticide, Llo, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pests, Workshop

Spring is dry season in Central Florida—Check irrigation systems!


March 9, 2023

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: BMPs, Calibrate, FFL, Green Industry, Hwooten, Irrigation, Irrigation Calibration, Landscape Professional, Lawn, Ocextension, Spring Gardening, Turf, Water, Water Use

Hangry Plants!


January 30, 2023

Did you know that one of the TOP 5 issues found at the University of Florida Plant Diagnostic Center is “No Disease Detected”? Basically, that means the plant issue is something other than a pest or disease. That also means more pesticides ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Carbon Dioxide, Cflandscapes, Cultural, Cultural Issues, Deficiencies, Deficiency, Diagnostics, Fertility, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Ordinance, FFL, Florida Friend, Florida Friendly, Florida Man, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Hungry, Hungry Plant, Hwooten, Light, Npk, Nutrition, Photosynthesis, Plant, Plant Nutrition, Plants, Reading Plants, Recommendations, Soil, Soil Test, Water

Landscape University–VIRTUAL–2023


December 10, 2022

Interested in learning some cool new topics while earning your CEUs for your pesticide applicator license? Have you noticed that people notice their palm trees once they start looking ratty? Well maintained trees can add value to your property, ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: CEU, Class, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Units, Edible Landscapes, Experts, Fdacs, Fertilizer, Fertilizing, Fruit Trees, Garden, Hwooten, Lake County, Landscape, Landscape Updates, Lawn, Lawn Trends, New Lawns, Nutrition, Orange County, Palms, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide Class, Pesticide Math, Seminole County, Sustainable Landscape, Trees

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