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Residential Lawn & Garden

UF/IFAS Hillsborough County Extension Residential Horticulture Program provides UF/IFAS research-based information and educational programs to Hillsborough County residents. Our staff and volunteers are available to answer your gardening and landscaping questions.

Speakers' Bureau

Need a speaker for your group? Presentations are available on a wide variety of topics.

Contact us for more information:
Telephone: (813) 744-5519


Master Gardener Help Desk     
(813) 744-5519 x 4

Lynn Barber
(813) 744-5519 x 54105
Agent, Florida Friendly Landscaping

Lisa Meredith
(813) 744-5519 x 54146
Compost, Vermicompost, and School Gardens Program Coordinator

Paula Staples
(813) 744-5519 ext. 54142
Irrigation Evaluations, Education for Communities and Residents

Sonya Rose
(813) 744-5519 x54109
Water Conservation Program Coordinator

UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County

Phone (813) 744-5519

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5339 County Rd. 579
Seffner, FL 33584-3334

Directions to Our Office

8am – 5pm


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Important Note
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.