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Get Your Grove On! - Fruit Gardening in Florida
What Fruit Can I Grow In Florida?
Florida's unique climate allows us to grow many different kinds of fruit trees. From avocados to peaches, learn all about what you can grow in your backyard and the basics of fruit gardening in Florida.

This class will be offered as a series of five Wednesday Lunch & Learn events with access to an ONLINE classroom to further learn about fruit trees. We will meet online Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 14 , 21 from 12pm - 1pm.

FREE CEU's Ag row crop, ag tree crop, and private application; 1 per 1 hr.

Presented by Kaydie McCormick, Residential Horticulture Agent & Master Gardener Coordinator, Tina McIntyre, Florida Friendly Landscape Agent, and Morgan Pinkerton, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Agent

23-Sep

Time End Topic

12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL

12:05 12:15 FFL Principles

12:15 12:30 Apple tree management

12:30 12:45 Growing avocados

12:45 1:00 Banana production and IPM

30-Sep

Time End Topic

12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL

12:05 12:15 Growing blackberries

12:15 12:30 Pests, Pathogens and IPM of Blueberry

12:30 12:45 How to grow carambola

12:45 1:00 Citrus management and challenges

7-Oct

Time End Topic

12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL

12:05 12:15 Growing Figs in Florida

12:15 12:30 How to grow longan / lychee

12:30 12:45 Pests, pathogens and IPM of loquat

12:45 1:00 Mango tree management

14-Oct

Time End Topic

12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL

12:05 12:15 Mulberry production

12:15 12:30 Muscadine grape management

12:30 12:45 Pests, Pathogens and IPM Papaya

12:45 1:00 How to manage your peaches & nectarines

21-Oct

Time End Topic

12:00 12:05 Introduction to the course and fruit production in FL

12:05 12:15 Planting persimmons

12:15 12:30 Propagation and IPM of Pineapple

12:30 12:45 Pomegranate production

12:45 1:00 Weird & wonderful: Overview of additional fruit crops
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