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Environmental & Community Horticulture


This program works with homeowner based environmental horticulture programs in Alachua County. Some of the program areas include: Master Gardener Program, water usage in landscape, square foot gardens, vegetable gardens, edible fruits and Florida Friendly Landscaping.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program educates homeowners about how to design, install, and maintain healthy landscapes that use a minimum of water, fertilizer, and pesticides.

Master Gardener Program

The Alachua County Master Gardener Program is a volunteer-driven program that benefits UF/IFAS Extension and the citizens of Alachua County by providing residents with research-based gardening information.

Ask a Master Gardener

Have a question? Email a Master Gardener.