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Gardening Newsletters and Articles

The UF/IFAS Leon County Extension Office’s Horticulture Program’s mission is to spread research-based, horticulture information to the citizens of Leon County. One of the many ways we do this is by writing newsletters and articles for publication. UF/IFAS Extension staff and faculty, along with Master Gardener volunteers, write these in hopes that it will help you have a beautiful, Florida-Friendly landscape.


Please look through our most recent newsletters and articles below and scroll further down to see archived posts from previous years.


Leon County Green Thumb

Green Thumb


The Leon County Green Thumb is a monthly publication for local garden enthusiasts. It contains information regarding local gardening topics, events, and workshops.

The Green Thumb – August 2016

The Green Thumb – July 2016

The Green Thumb – June 2016


Tallahassee Democrat blog posts and published articles



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