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
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Q and A: I have heard that there are 12 Florida native palms, but only two that are endemic to Florida. What are the names of these two palms?
From T. Bates, by email Answer Although there are 12 palms native to Florida, only two have been determined to be endemic to Florida. A plant native to Florida may also be native to other… 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
Fact Sheets: Annuals | Annual Flowers Bedding Plants | Gardening with Annuals in Florida | Lee County Extension | Stephen Brown
Annuals Annual-Flowers-Bedding Plants Gardening with Annuals in Florida
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
This FREE Budget Clinic will provide you with the tools to better manage your money. Participants will receive a UF/IFAS Extension Money Management Calendar. TOPICS INCLUDE: Tracking Your Spending How to Create a Budget Pay… 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
Tags: Agriculture, backyard chickens, bees, cottage food, Family and Consumer Sciences, food business, Food safety, gardening, Jennifer Hagen, Lee County, micro business, permaculture, poultry, regulations, Roy Beckford, urban agriculture
Interested in starting a new food related business in Lee County but confused as to what regulatory agency regulates what in Florida? There are three main agencies that regulate food establishments in Florida: the Department of Health, the… Read More
Q and A: I noticed mushrooms growing under my oak tree. They barely make it out of the ground and never get too big. In the end, they break open and expel a lot of black dust. What are they and will they hurt my tree?
From David, Lehigh Acres Answer: This is a species of Scleroderma. These are ectomycorrhizal fungi that form symbiotic relationships with some tree, particularly pines and oaks here in Florida, but also some other species (for… Read More
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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