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Florida Cooperative
Extension Service

Lawn and garden home page

Master Gardener Handbook

Master Gardener Handbook
South Florida Edition

Master Gardener Handbook
North and Central Florida Edition

UF/IFAS Extension
Orange County

Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Program
The volunteer service organization for gardening in
Florida from the University of Florida

Florida Gardening A to Z
The Information Resource for Gardening

Better Lawns and Gardens
Tom MacCubbin is an extension agent with the
Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
This website is a great reference for
Florida Gardeners!

Florida Friendly Plants

Florida Gardener

Florida Plants Online
Good reference on plants grown in Florida.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping
Everything you ever wanted to know about
gardening in Sunny Florida!

Floridata is a resource for gardeners, students
and homeowners. It features an online photo reference
of landscape plants and special features on gardening,
the environment, and natural science. Photo reference
of landscape plants also offers features & discussions
on gardening and environment.

Seasonal Tips

Tropical Plants in Florida

Florida Garden Selections
Find which plants thrive best in your garden

Houseplants and Flowers

Annual Landscape Plants

Weed Management Guide

Landscapes and Cold Protection

Types of Gardens

Florida Nature

Butterfly Gardening

Butterfly Gardening in Florida page specifically for
Florida Butterfly Gardening


Home Citrus Culture
Reference handbook for growing citrus in Florida

Dooryard Citrus Fruit Varieties
Citrus fruits that can be grown in Florida

Growing Fruit Crops in Containers

The Coconut Palm in Florida

The Fig


The Grapefruit

The Guava

South Florida Tropicals: Lime

The Mango

Home Grown Pineapples

Fruit and Nuts Section section on Fruit and Nuts

Vegetable Gardening

Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide

Vegetable Gardening in Florida

Florida Vegetable Gardening

Succession Planting in Your Vegetable Garden
Planting crops so that they ripen
a few plants at a time


Avocado Growing in the Florida Home Landscape

Corn in the Florida Garden

Cucumbers in the Florida Garden

Hot Peppers

Tomato and Pepper Guide for the Florida Garden

Tomatoes in the Florida Garden

Cherry Tomatoes in the Florida Garden

Tomato Section section on
growing tomato plants

Tomato Gardening Articles

The Gourmet Gardener
A Blog for Container Gardeners who want to Grow
and Cook Organic Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs.


The Basics of Fertilizer

Pruning Landscape Trees and Shrubs

Pruning in Three Steps

Landscape Irrigation

Soils and Plant Nutrition





Florida Lawn Handbook

About Lawns

A Better Lawn on Less Water

Lawns and Drought

St. Augustine Grass for Florida Lawns

Calculating Fertilizer for Your Lawn

Native Plants

Florida Gardening with Native Plants

Native Plants
section from Florida Gardener

Pests and Diseases

Plant Diseases

Soaps, Detergents, and Pest Management
This article unravels three common misunderstandings about
soaps as homemade pesticides and provides insight into
ingredients and concentrations.

Tomato Insect Pest Management

Natural Pest Control with Oils

The Amazing Story of Kudzu
An indepth look at Kudzu
includes positive uses for the pest!

Eastern Lubber Grasshoppers


Australian Tree Fern



Birds Nest Fern


Bulbs for Florida




Century Plant




Crepe Jasmine


Desert Rose








Ponytail Palm


Roses for Florida

Spanish Bayonet

Spiral Gingers

Walking Iris

Tropical Plants

Cold Protection of Ornamental Plants

Tropical Plants Index section on
Tropical Plants for more resources


Web Coast Tampa Bay Xeriscape
Informative article explains the basics of
xeriscape gardening. Presents photos, design
concepts, and Florida Xeriscape contacts.

How to xeriscape

Central Florida

Central Florida Extension Service

Central Florida Gardening Calender

Newcomers Guide to Central Florida Gardening

Grower Jim
This website is a tour of Jim's garden, one plant
at a time. All articles are about plants Jim
personally grows on his property.

Zone 9 Garden
A vegetable garden blog and forum.

Hoe and Shovel
A Central Florida Garden Blog

Backyard FL Gardening
A Central Florida Garden Blog

Cold Hardy Plants

Webcoast Tampa Bay Xeriscape
Informative article explains the basics of
xeriscape gardening. Presents photos, design
concepts, and Florida Xeriscape contacts.

Plants of Florida
A blog about gardening in Florida.

Gardening in Central Florida
A blog about gardening in Central Florida.

Central Florida Gardener
A blog about gardening in Central Florida.

North Florida

Landscape Plants for North Florida

Tom's Green Thumb

South Florida

Connie B's Corner
Scroll through the calendar year for directions
on maintaining a garden in South Florida, including
lawn, citrus, palms, and ornamental plants.

Gardening Tips for South Florida Gardeners
Monthly Gardening tips for South Florida Gardeners.

Best summer flowers for South Florida

Tropical Audubon Society
South Florida's voice of conservation,
dedicated to protecting and preserving
South Florida's fragile environment.

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs
Features several photo galleries, a calendar of
events, application and scholarship information for
this club founded in 1924.

Florida Plant Societies

Florida Native Plant Society
Hernando Chapter

Caribbean Gardens Zoo
Read about the zoo's history, view photos of
the animals, and check the admission rates.
Includes a zoo map and an activities schedule.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Jungle Island - Miami

Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Describes this park's animal shows and exhibits
of monkeys, birds and reptiles. Also offers a
map and coupon.

University of Central Florida Arboretum
Tour the gardens and learn about the wildlife
and plant collections. Orlando garden also posts
directions and tips for visitors.

University of South Florida Botanical Gardens

Flamingo Gardens
Botanical Gardens and Wildlife Sanctuary

Nelson's Roses

Nursery Report
From the Florida Nurserymen and Growers
Association . . . excellent plant index
with botanical names w/picture of each plant.

Tomato Growers Supply


How To Do Florida
How to Do Florida is a broadcast show that
entertains, teaches, and encourages Floridians
to actively engage their state. This site will be
a resource for information featured in the show and
additional content not available anywhere else.

Butterfly Gardening | Composting | Gardening Reference Page
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Gina's Italian Kitchen

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My Florida Paradise

Babyboomer Flashback

Fabulous Frugalista

Humor and laughs


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to food related news
across the internet

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