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UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Horticulture

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The UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Horticulture Program focuses on spreading research-based, horticulture information to the citizens of Leon County to help them create beautiful landscapes in a way that protects and conserves Florida’s natural resources. We do this through educational programs, hands-on presentations, articles, social-media, and answering citizens' gardening questions. UF/IFAS Leon County Extension also coordinates Leon County’s Master Gardener Program and provide the training and and administer the exams required for landscape and agriculture professionals.

Master Gardener Program

Learn more about the UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Master Gardener Volunteer Program.

Lawn and Garden

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Commercial Horticulture

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Horticulture Blog

Fall Gardening on the Horizon

August is a double-edged sword. The oppressive heat is at its pinnacle – where even the thought of spending time in the garden makes you break into a sweat – but it is also the time of year that visions of fall start coming into focus, and...
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Azalea Caterpillars Hungry This Time of Year

Recently, you may have noticed that your azaleas appear stripped of leaves. You get closer and, in fact, the leaves have been chewed right off. If you look carefully, you are likely to find evidence of, or catch red-handed, the azalea caterpillar...
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Master Gardeners with a Talent for Growing Food

The vegetable garden at the UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Demonstration Gardens is maintained by Master Gardener VegHeadz. The garden and the team were founded in 2011 with the goal of passing on information on research based north Florida...
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