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Home Gardens & Landscapes

The Homeowner Urban Horticulture Program offers educational workshops on home and community gardening, as well as expertise in proper cultural practices, pest and disease management, water issues, environmental landscape management, and volunteer development. The program is closely linked to the Master Gardener and Florida Yards & Neighborhoods programs.

For plant clinic question please email a Master Gardener at dademg@ifas.ufl.edu or call 305-679-0222.

Community Gardens

A community garden is a collaborative greenspace in which the participants share in both the maintenance and the rewards. For Miami-Dade residents, we offer additional publications and we can help guide you in your community garden project. 

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Contact the Agent

Laura Vasquez
Extension Agent I
Urban Horticulture Agent
lavasquez@ufl.edu 
(305) 679-0239

Urban Horticulture Program Specialists

Barbara McAdam
bmcadam@ufl.edu 
(305) 679-0245

Jesus Lomeli
jlomeli@ufl.edu
(305) 679-0246

Anthony Rodriguez
am.rodriguez1@ufl.edu 
(305) 679-0249

Office Address
18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, FL 33030
Phone: (305) 248-3311 
Fax: (305) 246-2932

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00AM – 5:00PM

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