Anthracnose Disease of Ornamental Plants: A Pictorial One of the most common diseases of plants is Colletotrichum leaf spot, or anthracnose. The Colletotrichum sp. that is most often present is C. gloeosportioides. Several other species… Read More
Category: Pests & Disease
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… Read More
Fact Sheets: Ants | Crazy Ants | Carpenter Ants | imported Fire Ants on Lawns and Turf | Lee County Extension | Stephen Brown
Ants Ants Carpenter Ants – coming soon Crazy Ants Imported Fire Ants on Lawns and Turf
Gardening Publications A-Z Administration Annual Report 2011-12 Annuals Annual-Flowers-Bedding Plants Gardening with Annuals in Florida Ants Ants Carpenter Ants – coming soon Crazy Ants Imported Fire Ants on Lawns and Turf Aquatic Plants Aquatic Plants –… Read More
Interested in growing your own small food related business? Agents Roy Beckford and Jennifer Hagen of the Lee County Extension Office can help. The Urban Gardening and Micro-Business class series will introduce practical and technical concepts… Read More
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Q and A: With the evening rains have come the thousands of ants. What can I do to rid these pests from my home?
from N.H., in Fort Myers Answer: There are several species of ants found in or around houses in Florida. In general, the most common ants can be grouped as house infesting, yard infesting, and carpenter… Read More
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Join Steven Brown as he uncovers what is behind the sickly Washington Palms.
Ganoderma Butt Rot is a Frequently Occurring Fungal Disease of Florida Palms. The Fungus Produces Several Large Fruiting Bodies, Known as Conks, at the Very Bottom of the Trunks. All photos taken by Stephen H…. Read More
Destruction Caused by the Agave Weevil to Spanish Bayonet – Yucca aloifolia [Video] Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension
Thorn bugs suck the sap of some plants and leave behind a copious amount of sooty mold. See them up close with Stephen Brown, Lee County Extension Agent.