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UF/IFAS Extension
Osceola County

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County is a partnership between the University Of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, The United States Department of Agriculture, and Osceola County Government.

(321) 697-3000
1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34744-6107


Monday - Friday - now by appointment only Call for appointment 321-697-3000
8:00am - 5:00pm

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Arid Plant care
So before we start what is an arid plant and why do we care ? Arid Plants according to Merriam-Webster are " or a Desert Plant is a  plant suited to the environment of arid regions of little rainfall that often stores water in its tissues or hollow center and reduces transpiration (plant sweat), by total or seasonal leaflessness or by densely hairy, waxy, varnished, or otherwise modified leaf.(like cactus spines)" When


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‘Near Normal’ Hurricane Season Means Take All Precautions
The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1. Are you ready? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a "near normal" Atlantic Hurricane Season this year


What To Do in the Yard in May
If you've been waiting for a good time to get some yard chores done, this is it. You can catch up on almost everything now


About Me! Commercial Horticulture agent
 Christine Jackson, I am  the current Commercial Horticulture Agent in Osceola County. Below is a small glimpse into my background


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    Plant Species Diversity in Urban Landscapes
    Plant diversity can be defined as having two or more plant species established in a landscape. Having a single species is referred to as a monoculture


    Managing Lawn and Landscape During Drought
    Looking around our neighborhood’s landscape, it is evident that St Lucie County and the neighboring counties are experiencing an extended period of drought. Lawns that are not irrigated appear straw-like, the place is dusty and ornamental plants are drooping