Category: Lawn

Nematodes in residential lawns – best management practices

By Ralph E. Mitchell Nematodes are practically everywhere in our Florida soils and most, believe it or not, are beneficial.  Some of these microscopic worms are damaging to plants however, and can be a problem for our area… Read More

Renowned UF professor named a Fellow by national organization

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Michael Dukes, director of the Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has been named a Fellow by a prestigious national organization. The American Society… Read More

Q: I am finding brown streaks across my St. Augustine grass and I am seeing the same problem in some of my neighbor’s yards too. What could be causing this problem?

A: Since we talked on the phone and you had several neighbors willing to meet, I went to your subdivision and conducted an extension program called “Troubleshooting Landscapes.” Once I saw your lawns it appeared to be chinch… Read More