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Master Gardener Volunteers on… fetterbush and other native plants

Fetterbush in bloom, at South Venice Lemon Bay Preserve in February. [CREDIT: Susan Hutson]

By Susan Hutson Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles help us achieve beautiful, health lawns and landscapes that help to protect our natural resources rather than drain or otherwise damage them. And… Read More

Sarasota County Extension thanks volunteers

Master Gardener Volunteer program members work on landscape demonstrations at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office. [CREDIT: UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County]

UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks all its volunteers for National Volunteer Month in April. Sarasota County Extension volunteers are vital to achieving our mission of community outreach and education. Last year alone, 355 Extension volunteers… Read More

Master Gardener Volunteers on… turf dormancy in winter

ground-level shot of mown turf grass in front of a Florida home

By Judith Kendall Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member When I recently moved into a new neighborhood, I remember my first time scouting out the newly acquired landscaping around the home. What kind of turf… Read More

Master Gardener Volunteers join list of Sarasota County Extension bloggers

Master Gardener Volunteer program members (blue shirts) help customers during the 2019 Annual UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Master Gardener Plant Sale and EdFest

By Carol Redmond Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member If you visit this site regularly, you are familiar with the user-friendly, evidence-based information available at your fingertips. This wealth of data, tips, techniques and more… Read More