Limited Pesticide Review and Exam Class

Landscape personnel that apply herbicides, insecticides or fungicides must have a state issued certification in order to perform this type of work.  The next opportunity to attend the review training and sit for the exam is 91317.  For more information click on the date.

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Fall: Florida’s Best Gardening Season seminar & Sept. Plant Clinic

Fall should be our busiest gardening season in North Florida. Many plants only do well when planted during the cooler weather of fall. Fall-planted trees and shrubs have a higher survival rate as compared to those planted in spring. Many nurseries have a better selection of trees during the cooler months. And, nurseries and garden …

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Lunch & Learn Vegetable Gardening Class this Thursday, August 17

Larry Williams, UF/IFAS Extension Horticulture Agent in Okaloosa County, will provide a Lunch and Learn Vegetable Gardening class emphasizing what we can grow in North Florida during fall and winter as well as how to incorporate organic gardening techniques that work in Florida’s climate. This class will be held Thursday, August 17 from 12 noon …

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CEU Renewal for Fertilizer and Pesticide Licenses

Calling landscape employees!!!  Thursday, August 17, 2017 is the next opportunity for licensed pesticide applicators to earn CEUs for renewal.  Attend one or all sessions to earn what you need.  The class will be held in Ft Walton Bch from 8-2.  For more detail : CEU Renewal 2017

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August Landscape & Garden Events Offered by UF/IFAS Extension

Whether you’re interested in vegetable gardening, beneficial insects or having a plant problem diagnosed, there are a number of gardening events happing this month through the UF/IFAS Extension Office in Okaloosa County. Lunch & Learn Vegetable Gardening Classes I’ll provide two Lunch and Learn Vegetable Gardening classes for the Okaloosa County Employees emphasizing what we …

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Plant Propagation Lecture & Mini Plant Sale

Many of our favorite woody shrubs and herbaceous plants can be started from cuttings. Here is an easy method that can be used to root dozens of plants at home. You’ll need the following supplies: Sharp hand pruners. Clean plastic nursery pots (1, 2 or 3 gallon size) with drain holes. Well-drained sterile media such …

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July Plant Clinic in Fort Walton Beach

The July Plant Clinic will be held Friday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Fort Walton Beach at the Okaloosa County Extension building, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. The Plant Clinic provides a place and time for people to bring in samples of plants for diagnosis including weeds for identification. Bring a fresh …

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Do Homework Before Planting Fruit Trees & Attend Growing Fruit Seminar

Not every fruit tree will grow and reliably produce fruit in North Florida. Temperature is the most important factor determining where certain fruits can be grown. It’s the reason why apples and blueberries do not do well in South Florida. It’s also the reason why people living in the northern part of the state find …

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June Plant Clinic this Friday

The June Plant Clinic will be held Friday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Fort Walton Beach at the Okaloosa County Extension building, 127 W. Hollywood Blvd. The Plant Clinic provides a place and time for people to bring in samples of plants for diagnosis including weeds for identification. Bring a fresh …

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Earn or Renew Your Fertilizer Certification

The season of fertilizing is in full swing.  If you don’t have a Limited Urban Fertilizer license from FDACS, now is the time to get one.  The first step is completing the Green Industries Best Management Practices class. For more information:  GI-BMP-Statewide-Agenda_writable- June 8 2017

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