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UF/IFAS Extension Education Center
Attend the Master Food & Nutrition Volunteer Expo. Chef de Cuisine David Bearl will be our speical guest at this event highlighting our Master Food and Nutrition Volunteers. More...
Attend the Master Gardener Volunteer Program "OPEN HOUSE". Learn from veteran Master Gardeners about the Master Gardener Volunteer Program in Orange County. More...
You've heard us say not to water when it's not needed. Now we give you a tool to figure out exactly when to water. More...
These brightly-colored insects--also called "goldenrain tree bugs"--are harmless to people and plants. More...
Follow these guidelines for successful money management during these tough financial times. More...
Water conservation can be especially easy if you design it into your landscape from the start. More...
Saving money seems simple, but setting money aside can be difficult in practice. Here are our tips. More...
Florida-friendly landscapes are all about using "Right Plant in the Right Place" to use less water and fertilizer, which also means less money. More...
You can help out birds, frogs, butterflies, lizards, and more with a few well-placed sources of fresh, clean water. More...
Join a 4-H club, or volunteer with us! Volunteers are the key to providing 4-H programs for youth. More...
Tracking your credit scores and reports lets you keep on top of your credit history and any bad credit you may have. More...
Unlike "grey water," reclaimed water has been treated and has many uses. Is it safe for the vegetable garden? Read question #10 in this FAQ. More...
Are you using the best varieties of vegetables that grow well in Florida? Check out this listing on pages 9-11. Also includes the Orange County Warm Season/Cool Season Planting Charts. Get the Guide...
It is a great way to bring the community together to develop friendships, healthy lifestyle habits, save money, and for those intergenerational gardens that involve both youth and adults—build lifeskills in youth. Get a copy of the "Orange County Community Gardener's Guide". More...
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Monthly Calendar of Events
Upcoming Classes and Workshops
- GI-BMP Classes
- Commercial Landscape Management and Pest Control
- Nursery Production
- Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Classes
- Residential Landscapes and Gardens
- Grow Your Own Food
Family & Consumer
- Food and Nutrition Classes
- Post Purchase Education Classes
- Money Smart - Check It Out!
- A Healthy Home is a Safe Home Workshop
- Master Money Mentors
- HCE Programs at Renaissance Senior Center
- Home and Community Education (HCE) Monthly Workshops
4-H & Youth
County Fact Sheets
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in Central Florida
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Central Florida Gardening Videos
- Community Gardens
- Edible Landscapes
- Garden Crafts
- Garden Transplants
- Healthy Lawns
- Indoor Plant Pests
- Square Foot Gardening
- Warm Season Flowers