How to Start Gardening
Florida's unique features--such as sandy soil, numerous insects and other pests, and four different growing zones--can make gardening a challenge for new residents and first-time gardeners.
These topics cover how to start gardening in Florida.
- Gardening Basics
- Choosing Plants
- Demonstration Gardens
- Maintenance & Care
- Specific Growing Zones
- Types of Gardens
For information about organic lawn care, landscaping for wildlife, and other topics, see Sustainable Living: Lawn & Garden. Visit our Environment section for information about invasive species.
If you can't find the information you're looking for, check our A - Z Index, send us your questions--and tell us which county you live in--or contact your county Extension office.