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Event: Green Industry Best Management Practice – Mar 20th, 2019 – North Fort Myers Recreation Center

The GI‐BMP class is required if you apply fertilizer or maintain landscapes as a primary business in Lee County. This six hour class includes pre and post‐tests. Both exams are exactly alike. Successful completion of the exam will… Read More

Event: Limited Certification Lawn and Ornamental Exam Preparation | Feb 22 2019 | North Fort Myers Recreation Center

The Limited Certification Lawn & Ornamental (L&O) certification allows: *Government employees to make pesticide applications at site of employments. These sites include schools, parks and rec. facilities, etc. *The owners of private businesses and their employees to make… Read More

Q and A: I have a gardenia bush that is steadily going downhill. How should I care for this plant to bring it back to health?

Question: I have a gardenia bush that is steadily going downhill. It has only a few leaves, lots of strange growth on the branches, and most of the leaves have a green center and yellow edges. I’ve included… Read More

Fact Sheets: What’s Blooming by the month | Lee County Extension | Stephen Brown

What’s Blooming?     List of Fact Sheets, Power Points and Videos      January         Peach (Prunus persica)     February         Flame Vine (Pyrostegia venusta)         Walter’s Viburnum     March         Yellow Tabebuia (Tabebuia spp.)         April           Dinner Plate Tree (Pterospermum acerifolium)     May          Blood Lily (Scadoxus multiflorus)          Tree Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea species)     June          Hedge Cactus (Cereus… Read More

Event: Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Exam Preparation and Exam | 2018

If you cut lawns and maintain ornamentals around houses and wish to apply pesticides, including Round-up, on the job, then this six-hour class is a requirement before obtaining the Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance license (erroneously called the Roundup… Read More