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Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida

Tia SilvasyFebruary 16th, 2024For a deep dive into Vegetable Gardening in Central Florida, watch our YouTube of the webinar recording. If you are getting started with growing your own vegetables in Florida, choose a site that is full sun with access to water. Gardens can be grown in a variety of types of garden beds including in-ground, raised […]

Free Gardening talks at Tampa GreenFest

Tia SilvasyJanuary 30th, 2024Come visit our UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County table at Tampa GreenFest and learn from Master Gardeners in our free gardening talks. GreenFest will be held on March 9 & 10, 2024 from 9am – 4pm, rain or shine! GreenFest will be held at Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629. Visit the Speaker […]

Senna ligustrina: a Native and Host plant for Sulphur Butterflies

Tia SilvasyJanuary 14th, 2024Senna ligustrina, or privet senna, is an easy to grow Florida native plant. It is a nectar plant for pollinators and a larval host plant for species of sulphur butterflies. This is a perennial that lives for several years and produces beautiful yellow flowers and thin bean pods. It prefers full sun but will also […]

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