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UF/IFAS Extension
Orange County

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.

Contact

orange@ifas.ufl.edu
(407) 254-9200
6021 S. Conway Rd.
Orlando, FL 32812

Hours

Monday - Friday
8a.m. - 5p.m.
Plant Clinic Monday - Friday 10:00a.m. - 5p.m.

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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

08/05/2022

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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

07/27/2022

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

07/18/2022

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

07/26/2022

The New Chomp on the Block
Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S

07/12/2022

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    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.

    07/11/2022

    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

    07/08/2022