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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.

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...

pansyPlanting in December

Discover which herbs, vegetables, and bulbs can survive December's cool weather. More...

african violetPlants for the Holidays

While poinsettias are a popular holiday plant, there are other beautiful varieties to give loved ones, too. More...

nutsFall Fruits and Nuts

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