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.
Stephen Brown explores a red mangrove mangal in southwest Florida and tells you what’s inside the mangal and how these trees grow. “Identifying three Mangrove Species YouTube” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vonk49… “Brazilian Pepper Thicket YouTube” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-rLUu…
by Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Extension Agent, UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension Dahoon Holly, Ilex cassine We all know that there are many beautiful holiday plants to enjoy this time of year. This year I would like to focus… Read More
Florida’s Native and Non-Native Sword Ferns by: Lara Miller, Natural Resource Agent Jennifer Jones, Brooker Creek Preserve Intern Florida is home to many native fern species, including the Boston fern (Nephrolepis exalta) and giant sword fern (Nephrolepis… Read More