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Exploring Florida’s Native Gems: Chickasaw Plum


July 9, 2024

The Chickasaw Plum is another Florida native that will catch your eye. This small, deciduous, multi-branched tree has delicate white blossoms and small, flavorful plums. Let's talk about the origins, growing conditions, and ecological significance ... READ MORE

Category: Crops
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Gardens, Goals, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Smart Irrigation, Soil, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water Conservation, Water-wise

Exploring Florida’s Native Gems: Carolina Jessamine


July 2, 2024

This bright and fragrant evergreen vine is often overlooked but can be easily recognized by its charming yellow flowers. And yes, it is a great addition to your landscape! In this series, we will uncover the origins, growing conditions, and ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water-wise

Pollinator Appreciation Month


June 27, 2024

June is Pollinator Month! Pollinators are crucial for the reproduction of all kinds of plants. You’ve thought about where a baby comes from, but have you ever thought where a peach comes from? Let's explore why June is dedicated to these ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Dade City, Eating, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Food Safety, Fresh Fruit And Vegetables, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Pollination, Pollinator Gardens, Pollinators, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables
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Ways to water: Overhead Irrigation


June 25, 2024

What is Overhead Irrigation? When we say overhead irrigation, it refers to any system or cultural practice that describes irrigating from above. Most commonly, this term refers to sprinklers. There’s a large variety of sprinklers that are ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Overhead, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water Conservation, Water-wise

Ways to Water: Overhead Irrigation


June 25, 2024

What is the go-to way you water your garden? There is not one way to water your garden, in this series we will explore the importance of watering your plants, or irrigation. There are several methods of watering the garden. One of these methods ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Vegetables, Water, Water Conservation, Water-wise

Ways to Water: Hand watering


June 20, 2024

What is the go-to way you water your garden? There is not one way to water your garden, in this series we will explore the importance of watering your plants, or irrigation. There are several methods of watering the garden. One of these methods ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Dade City, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Handwatering, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Money, Overhead Irrigation, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water Conservation, Water-wise

Exploring Florida’s Native Gems: BeautyBerry


June 18, 2024

You have probably seen the beautiful berries that give the charming beautyberry its name, yet this deciduous shrub is often overlooked. Its vibrant purple berries make this shrub most recognizable. And yes, it can be a great addition to your ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardens, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water, Water Conservation, Water-wise

Spice Up Your Life: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Marjoram


June 13, 2024

Are you a fan of fresh aromatic herbs in your dishes? If so, growing marjoram right at home might just become your new favorite hobby. In this guide, we'll explore how to grow marjoram at home. We’ll highlight growing conditions, pest and ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Container Gardening, Eating, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Food, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Herb, Herb Gardening Series, Herb Series, Herbs, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Nutrition, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, Soil, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water Conservation

Ways to water: Drip Irrigation


June 11, 2024

What is Drip Irrigation? Instead of showering plants with water from above like sprinklers, drip irrigation is a type of micro-irrigation. This type of irrigation consists of a network of tubes, called drip lines or emitters, that release water ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #RightPlantRightPlace, #SaveWaterFL, Central Florida, Community Garden, Community Gardens, Dade City, Drip Irrigation, Efficient Irrigation, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Goals, Health, Healthy, Horticulture, Irrigation, Landscape, Landscaping, Produce, Resilient Landscaping, Right Place, Right Plant, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office, Water, Water Conservation, Water-wise

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