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
Plants Improve Indoor Air Quality
Whether you are returning to an office building or establishing a home office, you may wonder about the quality of the air inside your space. Plants are nature’s air filter
Success Story: Flip My Florida Yard
Flip My Florida Yard is a TV series created in partnership with Crawford Entertainment, Florida Department of Environmental Protection and University of Florida/IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping program. The show is filmed in locations throughout Florida
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4-H Poinsettia Sale Supports Orange County Youth
Annual 4-H Poinsettia Sale Are you looking for festive holiday decorations or perhaps gifts for family or friends? If so, then now is the time to order a beautiful poinsettia plant from the Orange County 4-H Program. Each year the Orange County 4-H Association sponsors the Poinsettia Sale to support 4-H youth development efforts
NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University
Monitor for Large/Brown Patch in Turf
Diseases are problematic when all three conditions are satisfied: Disease present Susceptible plant Favorable environment Large Patch, also known as Brown Patch, is a disease of warm season turfgrasses that rears its ugly head during the most beautiful time of the year, Florida Fall. The cooler conditions below 80 degrees combined with prolonged wetness encourages Large Patch growth in the turf
Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/16/21.
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
Manejo Eficaz del Dinero Para los Niños
Padres pueden transmitirle a los hijos buenos habitos con respecto a responsabilidad financiera. Es recomendable que de una forma adaptada a su edad, expliquemos a los pequeños los conceptos de ahorrar, pagar y donar dinero
Use the Fall Festivities to Teach Children Money Saving Tips
It's that time of year again where gorgeous foliage, a gentle chill in the air, and sweaters and scarves all contribute to that cozy fall feeling and Halloween also sets the tone for enjoying the cool days of Fall. Some families, however, spend an enormous amount of money to decorate their homes, carve pumpkins, shop for costumes, and even dress up their pets