Category: Pests & Disease

Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to managing pests through cultural, host resistance, physical or mechanical, biological, cultural and chemical control methods. Why should you use IPM? IPM provides long-lasting strategies resulting in more consistent pest… Read More

Landscaping in Florida: Land of Flowers, Heat and Bugs

Florida has a unique ecosystem, which involves its climate, geology, plants, wildlife and water. Homeowners who are new to Florida, or those who want to create a more Florida-friendly home through conservation and nature-friendly yards, can do just… Read More

2018 Landscape Gardening Series

The annual Landscape Gardening Series sponsored by the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Charlotte County Master Gardeners will begin Friday, January 26th.  Six sessions are scheduled to be held at the Charlotte County Environmental Campus, 25550 Harbor View Road,… Read More

Can my plants catch the flu? Plant viruses and transmission to hosts

It’s flu season! Hopefully, you have gotten the flu vaccine for you and your family this year. If not, there’s still time. While you may or may not catch the flu this year, some folks wonder if it’s… Read More