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St. Lucie County Urban Horticulture

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Let’s Go Florida-Friendly

The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) program promotes sustainable alternatives to “conventional” landscaping, providing guidance on low impact, environmentally friendly, science-based landscape practices that use less water and reduce pollutant loading to Florida waters. UF/IFAS St. Lucie County Extension Urban Horticulture programs have the resources to help you make decisions in your yard that will be sustainable and

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Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program

With over 100 active volunteers, the St. Lucie County Master Gardener Volunteer program extends the mission and vision of UF/IFAS. Our volunteers are active in many areas in our community.​ Master Gardener Volunteer Help Desk at Morningside Library is located at 2410 SE Morningside Blvd. in Port St. Lucie, FL. Hours are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1pm to 3pm. Call 772-337-5654 or email at sl-mg@ifas.ufl.edu

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Sustainable landscape practices and diagnostics

Programs like our monthly webinar series, “Your Yard in the Sunshine State”, are designed to assist residents learn sustainable landscape practices, pest insect and disease diagnosis, etc. ​ Email photos, inquires, questions to krotindo@ufl.edu.​ For Zoom link registration, email dshalginewicz@ufl.edu .