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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.

vertical flowersVertical Gardening

Maximize space with these vertical gardening suggestions. More...

basilPlanting in April

Plan your April garden with these suggestions based on Florida's gardening regions. More...

soilSoil Testing

Find out how to get your soil tested at the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. More...

vanda orchidExotic Orchids

Find out which exotic orchids you can plant around your home. More...

corn fieldPlant of the Month: Sweet Corn

Sweet corn is the Plant of the Month. Learn how to plant and care for this easy-to-grow crop. More...

oreganoHerbs for Spring

Many herbs can be planted in the spring. Find out which herbs you can grow in Florida. More...