A Tropical Yard in Central Florida: A New Episode of Your Central Florida Yard Podcast

Your central Florida yard podcast cover with butterfly, tomato plant, and saw palmetto leafA tropical yard in central Florida

Does the thought of living in central Florida bring to mind a tropical-looking landscape? The climate of central Florida is unique and is changing. There are many plants that thrive in this area from ornamental plants like palms and foliage plants to fruit trees. In this episode of Your Central Florida Yard we talk all things tropical!

A new episode out now from Your Central Florida Yard

Your Central Florida Yard, a podcast from UF/IFAS Extension Polk County has a new episode on creating a tropical yard in central Florida. Listen to it on Apple, Spotify (below) or where ever you listen to podcasts.

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Your garden checklist

Hopefully you have some new ideas for what a tropical yard can look like in central Florida. If you’re interested in adding tropical plants to your yard, use the resources in the show notes and share a photo of your tropical landscape on our social media @PolkGardening.

Learn more

For more information, contact UF/IFAS Extension Polk County at (863) 519-1041 or visit us online at http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/polk. The Plant Clinic is open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm to answer your gardening and landscaping questions. Give us a call or email us at polkmg@ifas.ufl.edu.

If you are not in Polk County, Contact your local UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic.

The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a volunteer-driven program that benefits UF/IFAS Extension and the citizens of Florida. The program extends the vision of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, all the while protecting and sustaining natural resources and environmental systems, enhancing the development of human resources, and improving the quality of human life through the development of knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and making that knowledge accessible.

Learn about other episodes from Your Central Florida Yard by Clicking Here.

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Posted: June 21, 2024

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
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