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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.

ghost plantPlant of the Month: Ghost Plant

With its versatile growth and whitish leaves, the ghost plant is a perfect succulent to grow in October. More...

carrotsPlanting in October

Whether you enjoy planting bulbs, herbs, or vegetables, there are a variety of options to plant this month. More...

HouseLandscaping to Save Energy

Listen to Dr. Gail Hansen, a landscape design specialist, share landscaping ideas to save energy. More...

SoilOrganisms in the Soil

Learn about earthworms, arthropods, nematodes, and other important organisms found in soil. More...

BasilHerbs for Fall

From coriander to garlic to basil, find out what annual and perennial herbs you should plant this fall. More...