Category: Pests & Disease

Lots of Lubbers- What do do?

While some garden pests like to hide under leaves, in the soil, or be so small you cannot see them without a microscope, the Lubber Grasshopper stands out wherever it goes.  You probably have seen this pest lumbering… Read More

It’s Fair Time for the Clay County Master Gardener Volunteers

Written by BJ Hausman, UF/IFAS Extension Clay County Master Gardener The 2019 Clay County Agricultural Fair Will take place at the fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs. The dates are Thursday, April 4 thru Saturday, April 13, 2019. This… Read More

Lacewing Larvae: Don’t Take Out the Trash

I’m not sure about everyone else, but I have some favorite insects I encounter a lot around the garden.  Most of these are ones that I see at work to help make the landscape work better such as… Read More

Things to Do in the Garden This October

October can be a busy month in the garden and temperatures cool and you actually want to be outside.  Your lawn will begin to grow slower, so not fertilizing and limiting your irrigation if we stay wet can… Read More

Free Wasps to Control Citrus Greening Offered

Citrus Greening Throughout the state of Florida, citrus greening is a major issue. This disease causes the decline and death of many citrus trees.  The bacteria works to block the flow of nutrients and sugars as they flow… Read More