While citrus may come to mind when people think of crops in Florida, the state was ranked second nationally in annual eggplant production. With eggplant production happening throughout Florida (southeastern Florida being the main production region), it’s important for farmers… Read More
October marks the true beginnings of fall-like weather, so it’s time to start planting for the cooler months ahead. Use these gardening suggestions based on the Florida climate zones to see what you can plant this month. Find… Read More
From stews to coleslaws to sandwiches, green and purple cabbage can be found in more than just sauerkraut. Cabbage—a cool-season crop grown throughout Florida—is one of many cruciferous vegetables or cole crops. Florida ranks third for fresh-market cabbage… Read More
Discover ways you can manage the variety of mango-loving pests. More…
During the summer when the heat is stifling, it’s important to take advantage of shade when you are outdoors. If your yard has no shade trees you may not have much respite from the heat. Shade on your… Read More
By Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Extension Agent, UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension Coral Snake: venomous (photo http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw229) Gardeners spend a lot of time outdoors, which can bring you face to face with wildlife sometimes. The rabbits and squirrels stealing… Read More
Stephen Brown, from Lee County Extension, shows how to correctly prune a cabbage palm otherwise known as Sabal palmetto.
How to Identify the Traveler’s Palm from The White Bird of Paradise [Video] Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension
Learn the difference between the traveler ‘s palm and the white bird of paradise with Stephen Brown, Lee County Extension Agent.