Tag: drought

UF Researchers Link Increasing Seasonal Drought to Longer Fire Seasons

By Kim Scotto-Kelley GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new study from University of Florida researchers examines the relationship between wet and dry season length and the potential for lightning-ignited fires. The study, led by faculty from the UF Institute… Read More

April showers…?

What image comes to mind when you hear the term “drought-tolerant plant?”   Ugh. Unfortunately, there are a handful of common misconceptions about drought-tolerant landscaping that just won’t go away. Too often, the phrase “drought-tolerant” immediately conjures up… Read More

Fact Sheets: Lawns and Turfs | Anthacnose | Cerospora Leaf Spot | St Augustine Grass | Fairy Ring | Fertilization | Gray Leaf Spot | Nitrate Leaching | Rust | Pythium Root Rot | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Lawns/Turfs      Anthracnose     BMP for Home Lawns     Bugs in St. Augustinegrass      ‘Captiva’ St. Augustinegrass     Cercospora Leaf Spot    Disease Identification     Drought     Environmental Stresses and Your Florida Lawn     Establishing Your Lawn     Fairy Ring… Read More

Can A Landscape Be Fire-Wise, While Still Achieving Other Goals?

As we reach the peak of the springtime dry season in Florida, it is a time to be extra-aware of wildfire risks. Pasco County Fire Rescue’s social media page recently reminded residents of the importance of being fire-wise… Read More