University of Florida

Lawn & Garden

Our Lawn & Garden department provides solutions for your garden, lawn, and landscape. With research based information from the University of Florida our horticulturists offer sound expert advice to help you.

Click here to email your questions to the horticulture team.

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Walk-In Lawn and Garden Help Desks

  • Pinellas County Extension Office (Mid-County)
    12520 Ulmerton Rd., Largo, FL 33774
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm (excluding holidays)
  • Lawn and Garden Hotline 727-582-2110 (Mon., Tues.,& Thurs., from 9a-12p and 1p-4p)
  • Palm Harbor Library Plant Clinic (North County)
    2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor, FL 34683
    Wed. from 10am-2pm, Jan. through mid-Nov.
  • Weedon Island Plant Clinic (South County)
    1800 Weedon Island Dr, St. Petersburg, FL 33702
    Winter/Spring Hours 2018,10am-1pm: Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6
  • Local Lawn & Garden Fact Sheets

Lawn and Garden Presentations

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