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Category: Lawn

The perennial peanut as a turf alternative groundcover

By Ralph E. Mitchell Why would anyone want to plant peanuts in their landscape?  I’m not recommending that you plant regular peanuts as a landscape groundcover alternative to turf, but rather perennial peanuts which feature butter-yellow blossoms and… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

Soil testing is fundamental

By Ralph E. Mitchell I have heard that one of our soil’s best attributes is for keeping plants upright – our Florida terra firma takes a great deal of ridicule!  “Moon sand” or “beach sand” are common terms… Read More