UF/IFAS Extension Orange County provides education and information to residents and businesses through workshops, publications, and mass media in the areas of family life, youth development, natural resources, horticulture, and agriculture. Current classes/events are listed on our events calendar.
6021 S. Conway Rd.
Orlando, FL 32812
4-H: Head, HEART, Hands, and Health
When people unfamiliar with 4-H are introduced to our organization, they may hear the name and see the clover emblem with an H on each of the four leaves and wonder “What do those H’s stand for?” Head, Heart, Hands, and Health are the four H’s in 4‑H, and they are the four values members work on through fun and engaging projects. As it is the month of February, I thought it was only fitting to focus on the "H" for "Heart
Meet Orange County’s New Residential Horticulture/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Extension Agent!
Introduction Hello everyone! My name is Clarissa Chairez, and I am the new Residential Horticulture/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Extension Agent in Orange County! I started this position in June and wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. Personal Background While I was born and raised in
What's Going on in Florida
Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 8/18/22.
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application
Cool Off with these UF/IFAS Extension Podcasts
I’m not gonna lie--it’s hot outside! Summer heat in Florida is more than a matter of comfort—it's a health and safety issue. If you want to limit your outdoor exposure, but still keep up on topics like gardening, nature watching, farming, beekeeping, or the latest in scientific research, podcasts are a great way to do that
No Mow Lawns in Florida
Are you tired of mowing your yard, applying fertilizers and fighting turfgrass pests and diseases? Many central Florida residents are seeking more sustainable, low maintenance yards. Lawns planted with turfgrass can be a lot of maintenance, with high inputs of fertilizer and water
The New Chomp on the Block
Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S
2022 NACAA SARE Pre-Tour
We are excited to host the SARE Pre Conference Tour for the 2022 NACAA Conference in beautiful West Palm Beach, Florida! Yes, Florida is home to beautiful beaches, but did you know we are growing when you are snowing? In fact, some of the places we will visit include a hydroponic protected agriculture farm and event space in a suburban area of Martin County, a water.
Bamboo Building Model Instructional Booklet
Learn how to build a mini bamboo building with these step by step instructions. Have fun building your mini bamboo