Basics of Vegetable Gardening in Central FL - July 2013
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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.
OC Extension Education Center
6021 S. Conway Road
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.