production nursery


Beginning June 1, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County will begin to safely resume operations on a limited basis from 8:00am-12:00pm, Monday-Friday. Appointments are required by calling 407-254-9200. Tempurature check and completion of COVID-19 questionnaire are required for entry. Face masks are strongly encouraged and social distancing will be observed at all times. Meetings of 10 or less only. 

We are also available to assist you via email, phone or our social media sites.

We look forward to working with you, and please stay safe!

Commercial Horticulture - Nursery and Greenhouse Production


Welcome to Central Florida Nurseries – a web site dedicated to the greenhouse and nursery industry. It is intended to help growers, consumers, and other horticultural stakeholders apply research from our own programs (and other programs, as well) to ensure the success of our horticultural industries.


Getting Started in Nursery/Greenhouse Production

Extension educational programs for commercial production horticulture in Orange County. The topics covered in this area include Best Management Practices (BMPs), encompassing the most efficient use of water and fertilizer, integrated pest management (IPM), new cultivars and production techniques, marketing and new technologies. Contact Dr. Liz Felter at

Liz Felter, Extension Agent, using hand lens to scouting for pests and disease

Production Horticulture Plant Clinic Information

For assistance with the Production Horticulture Plant Clinic, contact Dr. Liz Felter at


Central Florida Food Systems

For assistance with Central Florida Food Systems, contact Dr. Liz Felter at