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UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Horticulture

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The UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Horticulture Program focuses on spreading research-based, horticulture information to the citizens of Leon County to help them create beautiful landscapes in a way that protects and conserves Florida’s natural resources. We do this through educational programs, hands-on presentations, articles, social-media, and answering citizens' gardening questions. UF/IFAS Leon County Extension also coordinates Leon County’s Master Gardener Program and provide the training and and administer the exams required for landscape and agriculture professionals.

Master Gardener Program

Learn more about the UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Master Gardener Volunteer Program.

Lawn and Garden

Access resources to help you achieve your home landscape goals.

Commercial Horticulture

View upcoming courses and license/C.E.U. information.

Horticulture Blog

Butterfly Festival is about more than the Monarchs

Butterfly Festival is about more than the Monarchs Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat October 26, 2018, Release for the Tallahassee Democrat READ MORE |  RELATED INFORMATION

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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I Ain’t Afraid of No Slime Mold

Just when we thought we had our Leon County Extension vermicompost bins all figured out for recycling office food waste with the aid of worms…aliens invaded. I instinctively started looking all over for my “Ghostbusters” proton gun and...
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