Learn about the appropriate fertilizer for your palms In the Garden with UF IFAS Escambia Extension.
Lichens are a natural occurrence in nature. Learn about the relationship between a fungus and an algae and why they are common in landscapes.
Zoysiagrass is becoming very popular for many new lawn installations. Before you choose zoysiagrass, make sure you are aware that it will require dethatching within a few years. This is normally a practice that needs… Read More
A bite from a deer fly (Family Tabanidae) is a truly unpleasant experience. It is not only painful but many people have an allergic reaction that results in a swollen itchy welt at the sight… Read More
Zoysiagrass is becoming a very popular turf for new lawns and developments. Beyond the installation, do you as a landscape maintenance professional know how to properly care for zoysiagrass so that it continues to grow… Read More
It won’t be long before homeowners start thinking about sodding a new lawn or renovating areas of their existing turf. Although sodding when turf is dormant is acceptable, it is best to install sod that… Read More
Temperatures will soon be cooling down and some of our winter weeds will begin germinating. If weeds such as Annual bluegrass, chickweed, or henbit have been problems in the lawn in previous years, consider applying… Read More
Homeowners and horticulture professionals spend time to develop an attractive ornamental bed only to have weeds take over months or a few years later. One common method in the attempt to prevent weeds is to… Read More
Escambia County Extension will offer informational sessions for community members who are interested in the 2016-17 Master Gardener Training classes. The session will be held on Tuesday, August 16 at 9:00 a.m. and last about… Read More
Newer zoysiagrass cultivars are becoming very popular for home lawns but there are a few care techniques that will help your zoysiagrass lawn keep it’s healthy appearance after establishment. In general, zoysiagrass leaf blades have… Read More