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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.

Bush beansPlant of the Month: Bush Beans

Bush beans are a popular, low-maintenance vegetable to plant in your vegetable garden this month. More...

ColeusPlanting in August

As we start transitioning from summer to fall, learn what you should plant in your garden this month. More...

Raised GardenGardening in Raised Beds

Listen to the UF/IFAS master gardener coordinator explain vegetable gardening in raised beds. More...

hibiscusFlowering Plants in July

From north to south Florida, discover what plants are flowering in your backyard. More...

aloePlant of the Month: Aloe Vera

With its ability to thrive in poor soil and take little water, aloe is a perfect plant to grow in July. More...