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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.

BasilHerbs for Fall

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

SalviaPlant of the Month: Salvias

Attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden—without the worry of serious pests—with salvias. More...

LettucePlanting in September

As we transition from summer to fall, find out what you should plant in your garden this month. More...

Flower gardenSchool Gardens

See how school gardens, which have existed since the 1900s, benefit students, teachers, and the community. More...

TreesRestoring Trees After a Hurricane

Discover how to assess damage and restore trees after a hurricane or significant storm. More...