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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.

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Plant of the Month: Tillandsia

Learn more about Tillandsia, or the "air plant," which is fairly easy to maintain. More...

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Planting in January

Despite the cold weather, many plants and vegetables can thrive throughout the month. More...

amaryllisWhat To Do with Post-Holiday Plants

Use these tips to keep poinsettia and Christmas cactus healthy and beautiful long after the holidays. More...

roseCold Protection of Landscape Plants

Learn how to protect your landscape plants from possible freezes this winter. More...

mistletoePlant of the Month: Mistletoe

The plant this month is mistletoe, a popular Yuletide decoration, that is also poisonous if eaten. More...