Gardening is one of the most rewarding hobbies we know of. Did you know that the average food gardener spends 5 hours per week in the garden and can expect a return of over $500 annually, according to the National Gardening Association? Gardening and home landscaping can reduce stress, save money, and provide hours of enjoyment.

As the local branch of the University of Florida Palm Beach County Extension has access to the latest research and technology on many topics. The University’s expertise is available to small business owners, farmers, professional horticulturists, pest control operators, arborists, and the general public.

Do you have a landscape question and need an answer? Our Master Gardener Volunteers are available Monday - Friday to answer questions, either in-person, by phone, or by email. Call the hotline at 561.233.1750; visit the help desk at 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415; or e-mail your question to our Master Gardeners.

See below for some of our most popular publications and resources for homeowners!

All files are in pdf format unless otherwise noted.

Homeowner Horticulture Resources

Diagnostic Tests and Forms

Fertilizing and Irrigation

Fruit Tree and Citrus

Florida-Friendly Landscaping





Hiring Professionals

Tree Pruning and Care

Vegetable Gardening