Basics of Vegetable Gardening in Central FL - January 2013
A 1-1/2 hour class presentation covering the basics including soil preparation, measuring soil acidity (pH), fertilization, irrigation, pest and disease management and the benefits of organic matter in improving sandy soils.
UF/IFAS Extension Service Orange County - - - Garden Florida !
Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
The University of Florida/IFAS Extension in Orange County is an educational institution providing unbiased, research-based information to the residents of Orange County, FL.
The Urban Horticulture program disseminates information about (1) residential horticulture including plant selection, lawn care, landscape design, plant problem diagnostics; (2) Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Principles, by encouraging residents to conserve and protect our water resources; and (3) other urban horticulture topics such as growing your own food in backyard and community garden settings and by presenting a variety of landscaping and gardening education programs including the Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program.