Lichens are a natural occurrence in nature. Learn about the relationship between a fungus and an algae and why they are common in landscapes.
Category: Home 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 to be performed… Read More
Palms are often lacking nutrients in our sandy soil but realize that not all palm fertilizers are good for your plant. Look for a fertilizer where all the nutrients are in a slow release form. The fertilizer analysis… 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 of the bite…. Read More
We may shy away from drama in our lives but drama in the garden is always welcome. One plant series that will be a prominent feature in any garden bed is the Amazon Dianthus series. Although we normally… 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 well and look… Read More
Azaleas remain a well known Spring flowering shrub but flowers often fade to soon. New developments in the industry have introduced the Encore Azalea, a repeat bloomer. Learn more about this azalea In the Garden with Escambia Extension.
Many of our favorite perennials benefit from dividing. Learn the techniques In the Garden with Escambia Extension.
We often talk about sandy, nutrient poor soil in Florida and how difficult it is for growing many favorite landscape plants. Gardeners may spend considerable time and money amending soils with organic matter to improve the quality for… Read More
Our change in season means it is time to start growing your favorite warm season herbs. Learn about planting and growing herbs In the Garden with Escambia Extension.