Category: Lawn

Those mysterious craters in the yard

Spring has sprung in Wakulla County, and the fact is reflected in the activity of the local flora and fauna. As expected, plants are sprouting leaves and blooming, and insect activity is accelerating. Curiously, other cryptic manifestations indicate… Read More

WARM SEASON TURFGRASS AESTHETIC FREEZE TOLERANCE G. Ricketts, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County Horticulture Agent, J.S Strickland, UF/IFAS Extension Director, Osceola County, M. Smith, Multi-Counties Horticulture Agent.

Situation: In many parts of the United States, freeze tolerance of warm season turfgrass is measured by survivability of the turf. In Florida, it is purely aesthetic. Many homeowners desire a non-dormant grass during the winter. While frost… Read More


Situation: During the growing season, eight out of ten lawn problems in Osceola County caused by take-all root rot. The disease is known to affect all warm season turf grass species. Not all turf species are equally susceptible… Read More

First Plant Clinic for 2019 & Antique Rose Seminar

If you need help diagnosing a lawn, landscape or garden problem and/or are interested in learning about old garden roses, we have two upcoming events for you. The Plant Clinic will be held Friday, April 12 from 9… Read More

New Washington County Master Gardener Training beginning Thursday May 30th 2019 9:00am-12:00pm

New Washington County Master Gardener Training beginning Thursday May 30th 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Do you like to learn about plants, growing things and gardening? Are you willing to participate in an intensive training program? Do you like working with… Read More

Are You Florida-Friendly?

  Learning to Landscape If you are a gardener and you have lived anywhere else, you realize pretty quickly that Florida is different. The weather, the bugs and a whole lot of other gardening issues add to the… Read More

It’s Fair Time for the Clay County Master Gardener Volunteers

Written by BJ Hausman, UF/IFAS Extension Clay County Master Gardener The 2019 Clay County Agricultural Fair Will take place at the fairgrounds in Green Cove Springs. The dates are Thursday, April 4 thru Saturday, April 13, 2019. This… Read More