Category: Pests & Disease

Weed of the Week-Crabgrass

Crabgrass Control There are five crabgrass species found in Florida; India, blanket, southern, tropical, and smooth.  The blanket and India species are perennials, while southern, tropical, and smooth crabgrasses are annuals.  Due to the variations in life cycles,… Read More

“Roundup®” License- Is it For You?

Landscape professionals and homeowners alike should be aware that the State of Florida requires a license in order to apply any pesticide (including herbicides such as Roundup®) as part of a landscape business. The Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance… Read More

Let us help you with your fertilizer or pesticide license!

Spring is here, Landscape Professionals, be sure you have the licenses you need and are current with your CEUs! Fertilizer Best Management Practices (License) Classes and CEUs     Click on class title to register: Mar 23 Landscape BMP in… Read More

Weed of the Week- Common Ragweed

Ragweed Ragweed is an erect, branching summer annual that is native to Florida and found extensively in disturbed areas, such as road sides, fields, orchards, and waste places.  It producers thousands of seeds per plant and is an… Read More

Brilliance in Beekeeping

The first Wednesday of every month, the Seminole County Beekeepers Association meets at the UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Auditorium. The group shares lessons, stories, techniques, successes, struggles, and immense passion for keeping bees.  Dennis Langlois, the Association founder… Read More

Organic Strawberries and Why Disease Testing Matters

I visited an organic strawberry grower the other day who was worried about a rapidly expanding disease in part of her field containing the Camarosa variety. The symptoms were what you see before you: leaf spots constrained within… Read More