Category: Horticulture

EVENT: 2018 Naples Yard and Garden Show | Collier County Extension

Isabel Lawn&Garden

Naples Yard and Garden Show October 20th and 21st, 2018 Do you want to learn more about how to grow orchids or bonsai successfully? Or you simply want to learn about fruit tree pruning or unique container design?… Read More

FACT SHEETS | Solutions for SW Florida Landscape Publications

Cassia bakeriana

FACT SHEETS | Lawn & Landscape Publications A-Z A Annuals of Fla (pdf – also Bedding Plants) B Bedding Plants (pdf – see also Annuals) Boron Deficiency (pdf) Brazilian Cherry or Grumichama (pdf) Brown Patch in St Augustine Grass… Read More

Head-turner, fragrant flowering shrubs: Brunfelsia americana [Solanaceae] “Lady-of-the-Night’

Brunfelsia americana "Lady of the Night'

My ‘Lady of the Night’ is in full bloom again (previously April 20 and October 10, 2017 ) and now, February 22, 2018. This shrub is stunning when in flower and the bonus (to some people it is… Read More

Event: Landscape Fertilizer Calibration: Lawns and Trees on February 13, 2018

Fert applicator water

This training provides landscape professionals more in-depth knowledge about fertilization than the Green Industries Best Management Practices program, and includes skill-building opportunities related to proper fertilization. This training emphasizes the minimization of nonpoint source pollution to conserve and… Read More

Disaster Strikes – Opportunity Knocks: American Farms in Collier County

As it barreled up the Atlantic towards the state of Florida, meteorologists and news anchors warned of potentially devastating winds, floods and rains. Floridians watched with trepidation as the National Hurricane Center updates aired on local news stations…. Read More

Collier County Extension | Garden Diagnostic Tests

Below you’ll find forms and instructions on soil tests, water tests, plant disease tests, nematode tests. All testing must be sent to Gainesville.   Plant or insect ID are available here. Water Analysis Information Plant disease $40 Submission form Turf… Read More

Factsheet: Exotic Invasives with Yellow Flowers Easy to Spot Now!

Naples Daily News Dec. 6, 2008 Above: The earleaf acacia (Acacia auriculiformis) grows to 40 feet tall and has elongate leaves with parallel veins. Photo: Stephen Brown. UF/IFAS Lee Co. Extension. Right, above: Compare the Christmas senna (Senna… Read More