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Lawn & Garden

Florida gardening presents unique challenges, so we offer research-based assistance, information, and advice. Whether you are developing a vegetable garden, choosing landscape plants, or seeking information about lawn care, our resources will help you make your yard green and beautiful.

To find out what Extension services are available in your area or to get personal assistance, please contact your county Extension office.

nutsFall Fruits and Nuts

Fall and winter's dormant season is a great time for planting nut and fruit trees in your lawn. More...

fernPlant of the Month: Holly Fern

Discover the reasons why the holly fern, an eye-appealing and low-maintenance fern, is the plant of the month. More...

pansyPlanting in November

Find out which bulbs, vegetables, and herbs enjoy this cool, dry weather. More...

pumpkinsPumpkins in Florida

Pumpkins are more popular than ever this time of year—discover ways you can use and grow them. More...

broccoliPlanting Fall Vegetables

Listen to Dr. Dave Clark discuss how to start off your fall vegetable garden. More...