Tag: pesticides

Hey, ho, io!

They can be fairly hard to spot if you’re zipping through the landscape at 8 mph on a golf cart, but it is also hard to ignore 50 feet of a defoliating hibiscus hedge as a result of the… Read More

Where Have All The Flowers Gone?

Florida – The Land of Flowers Ponce de Leon named Florida in 1512. “La Florida,” he called this land, Spanish for flowery, covered with flowers, or abounding in flowers. Yet our landscapes of today are mostly green masses… Read More

Fact Sheets: Fungi on Landscape Plants | Guava Root | Slime Mold | Rusts | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Fungi on Landscape Plants     Guava Rust, Puccinia psidii (Homeowner) (pdf)     Guava Rust, Puccinia psidii (Commercial) (pdf)     Slime Mold, Fuligo septica (pdf)     Plant Disease Lab Reports:  July-Sep 2010      Plant Disease Lab Reports:  April-June 2010     Plant Disease Lab Reports:  Jan-Mar 2010     Plant Disease Lab Reports:  Oct-Dec 2009     Plant… Read More

Exotic Plants Starving Birds! 12 Things You Can Do to Help

Birds Are Starving Exotic (non-native) plants do not support the caterpillars that native birds need for food, causing birds to starve to death.  If birds can’t find enough caterpillars, they can’t reproduce and they and their young starve…. Read More

Fact Sheet: Survey of Insecticides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida

Survey of Insecticides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida: 2013 The insecticides below are first listed by their family name, for example, Benzoylureas and Neonicontinoids. Knowing the insecticide family is critical when developing a rotation scheme to… Read More