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Indian River County Environmental Horticulture

The goal of the Environmental Horticulture program is to enrich lives through proper selection and maintenance of plant material while preserving and enhancing Florida's unique natural environment. Educating and assisting Indian River County residents and industry professionals are key aspects of the program.

Become a Volunteer

Volunteer Master Gardeners assist the Environmental Horticulture Agent in answering homeowners' lawn and garden questions, help with community and school gardens and horticultural presentaions and demonstrations. For more information, see the Master Gardener page for Indian River County or contact Nickie Munroe, Environmental Horticulture Agent at 

Environmental Horticulture Resources

Monthly Topic:

Dealing with lawn insect pests - Insect_Pest_Management_on_Turfgrass-ENY300

Lychee Pest of Concern: Lychee Erinose Mites, LEM -

Free residential soil pH testing for Indian River County Residents- IRC instructions and form.

University of Florida SoilsLab residential soil testing for nutrients - UF SoilsLab sample submission form and price schedule


Leslie Nicole Munroe
Environmental Horticulture Agent I 
Phone (772) 226-4318 
Fax  (772) 226-1743 

Physical Address
1800 27th Street
Building B, 2nd Floor
Vero Beach, Florida 32960

Mailing Address
Indian River County
Agricultural Extension
Environmental Horticulture
1800 27th Street
Vero Beach, Florida 32960-0310

8:30am - 5pm


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