The Horticulture Program offers research-based information to assist homeowners, horticulture professionals, and youth in landscaping and gardening practices. We offer educational programming and diagnostic services to promote healthy plants and protect natural resources. We also assist with best management and pesticide licensing training for professional certification.
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With its warm, humid climate, abundant rainfall, and sandy soils, Florida presents unique challenges and opportunities for residents who enjoy gardening or just want to maintain a beautiful landscape. Whether you hope to grow your own vegetables, adorn the yard with gorgeous ornamentals, or simply keep your lawn neat and healthy, UF/IFAS Extension has resources that can help.
Florida Master Gardeners are University of Florida-trained volunteer teachers. Master Gardeners educate and provide research-based information to Floridians about gardening — America’s most popular pastime. Their information about planning and maintaining urban, suburban, and rural landscapes always emphasizes environmental stewardship.
Mysterious Growths on Bald Cypress
Bald cypress Taxodium distichum is a native tree that is commonly planted in landscapes because it is adaptable to many sites and grows quickly. It is an interesting tree because it has soft flat leaves that fall off in the winter like...
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