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Horticulture

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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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Commercial

Learn about upcoming training opportunities and items of interest to green industry professionals

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Residential

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.

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Master Gardener

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.

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Watering Efficiently

Originally published in the Lynn Haven Ledger By Julie McConnell We are still a few weeks away from the official start of summer, but the recent hot dry weather pattern has been hard on landscapes. Sun exposure in yards has increased for most...
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Triage and First Aid for Trees

Originally printed in the News Herald Extension Connection, January 14, 2019 Julie McConnell and L. Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Extension As an admitted plant geek, it hurts my heart to look around at the battered landscape we are left with after...
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Stinging Wasps Active After Storms

As Hurricane Michael was barreling through the Panhandle region, wasp populations were at their highest of the year.  Winds and flooding destroyed many of the nests of paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets and now wasps may be aggressive as...
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