Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Common Tropical Fruit Tree Problems

I’ve practiced horticulture for 25 years, worked with tropical fruit for 20 of those years, and just recently I celebrated five years as a commercial tropical fruit extension agent for UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County. It stands to reason… Read More

On Earth Day, UF Researchers Say Conserve Water Now or Pay the Price Later

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida residents are using more and more water every day, leaving future Floridians with more expensive options to meet anticipated needs, according to University of Florida researchers. Earth Day, April 22, is a great time… Read More

Invasion of lubber grasshoppers

They’re back…the annual invasion of the lubber grasshoppers. Small lubber grasshoppers appear to bubble up from the soil forming a black mass that move in groups as they consume plants along the way. Don’t procrastinate!

UF / IFAS Extensión: Información de Jardinería disponible, justo a las puertas de su casa.

Ya llego la primavera al condado de Osceola y es la mejor época de cultivar su jardín. Nuestro clima subtropical nos permite preparar los jardines después de las temporadas frías de enero y febrero, permitiendo que las plantas… Read More