Orchids for Beginners - Jessie Brock Community Center
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Organic Gardening in the Home Vegetable Garden-April 2013
A 1-1/2 hour class presentation covering the basic information about organic gardening including soil building techniques, disease and insect control, use of organic material to improve the sandy Florida soil, organic fertilizers, fungicides and insecticides.
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.