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Category: Horticulture

Fact Sheets: Groundcovers | Creeping and Clumping Groundcovers | Perennial Peanut | Walkable Groundcovers | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Groundcovers     Creeping and Clumping Ground Covers     Flax Lily, Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata,’ and Armored Scales (pdf) – coming soon     Perennial Peanut in the Urban Landscape     Walkable Groundcovers

Water-Wise Landscapes in Manatee County 2018

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in the 2018 Water-Wise Landscape Program and helped make it a success!   The Manatee County Water-Wise Landscape Awards, sponsored by Manatee County Utilities – Water… Read More

Invasive Alert! Meet the New Guinea Flatworm

New Guinea Flatworm showing eyespot

By Joshua Kutyna, Indian River Extension Program Assistant for Christine Kelly-Begazo There is an invader amongst us, and it goes by the name of Platydemus manokwari. Better known as the New Guinea flatworm, this alien aggressor is a… Read More

Manatee County Agriculturalist of the Year and Hall of Fame Awards recognize agriculuturalists for acheivements

 Each year the Manatee County Farm City Week Committee selects two individuals in recognition of their contributions to the Manatee County Agriculture industry. Two awards are given annually; the Manatee County Outstanding Agriculturalist and Agriculture Hall of Fame…. Read More