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The Home Lawn and Garden program helps you to develop, maintain, and enjoy a Florida-Friendly Landscape. Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ is a cost-efficient method of landscaping that uses nine integrated landscape principles. You reduce maintenance and minimize the amount of water, fertilizer and pesticides in your landscape, while also protecting Florida's natural resources. Visit our Discovery Gardens to see Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in action weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your plant, insect and soil problems to our Master Gardener Plant Clinic for expert advice 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.  Click on the orange titles, to visit each web paqe. 

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HOME GARDENING AND FLORIDA-FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING™

The 9 Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles will help you to have a great Florida-Friendly yard.

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DISCOVERY GARDENS

Visit our Discovery Gardens and see how you can implement Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ in your backyard with beautiful results. 24 different gardens provide a variety of choices of plants and themes to consider for your garden.

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Jamielyn Daugherty is the new Residential Horticulture Agent & 
Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator
Phone:  (352) 343-4101 ext 2722
Email: jdaugherty@ufl.edu
Website: https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/lake/lawn-and-garden---florida-friendly-landscaping/
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UFIFASExtensionLakeCountyMasterGardener/

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic

Bring your plant, insects and soil problems to our Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Clinic for expert advice 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

OUR WALK IN PLANT CLINIC WILL BE CLOSED WITH THE EXTENSION OFFICE EFFECTIVE 3/20/2020 to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, you may send photos of your local problems to Jamielyn Daugherty at jdaugherty@ufl.edu for diagnosis as well as use the Distance Diagnostic and Identification System. We look forward to serving you during these difficult times and in the future.

Master Gardener Volunteer Newsletter

Master Gardener Volunteer Newsletter

Please enjoy the UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers Newsletter "Garden Scoop". Our newsletter is written, edited and produced by  UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers.

DISCOVERY GARDENS 2020 LIMITED FALL PLANT SALE

The UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers present their 2020 Limited Fall Plant Sale. Approximately 1,800 plants are available: Florida native, butterfly & hummingbird attractors, and many more.

Date: November 21, 2020

Time: 9:00 am until 1:00pm

Cash or Check Only - Make checks payable to the: University of Florida

Location: On the Grounds of Discovery Gardens at UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, FL 32778

Bring a Cart or Wagon or Use One of Ours* -       *Limited Supply

Cost $5 per person - Purchase a Ticket at:  http://lakediscoverygardensprograms.eventbrite.com/

By purchasing tickets, you agree to wear a facial covering (that fully covers your nose and mouth) and practice social distancing during the event. Purchase also indicates that you have read and understand the FAQs. 

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MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Join the Lake County Master Gardener Volunteer Program to volunteer to work in the Discovery Gardens (in one of our 24 gardens), the Plant Clinic, greenhouse or Educational Programming for 2nd grade students.

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RESOURCES

- Lawn and Garden

- Garden Calendar

- Yard Maintenance and Care

- Types of Gardens

- Plants and Grasses

- Plant Database

- Starting a Garden

- UF/IFAS Factsheets