University of Florida

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.

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...

shaded houseEnviroscaping

Enviroscaping can help you save money on utilities and make your home more environmentally friendly. More...

sprinkler Watering Your Lawn

Learn how to let your lawn tell you when it needs water. More...

toreniaPlanting in July

Find out what annuals, bulbs, and vegetables can withstand this month's summer heat. More...