Are You Spreading Problems in the Landscape? Factsheet (PDF) Pruning equipment can spread disease in the landscape if not properly cleaned and disinfected. By disinfecting gardening tools on a regular basis, you can help prevent the spread of… Read More
WASHINGTON, APRIL 24 — Effectively immediately, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) financial assistance program participants will no longer need a Dun and Bradstreet Universal Number System (DUNS) number, or to register in the System for Award Management (SAM)…. Read More
Spring is here, Landscape Professionals, be sure you have the licenses you need and are current with your CEUs! Fertilizer Best Management Practices (License) Classes and CEUs Click on class title to register: Mar 23 Landscape BMP in… Read More
That insect’s posterior is up in the air! How unusual, is it smelling the orange stem? Its evil red eyes indicate trouble. Yes, the insect is the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and it has been causing trouble for… Read More
Posted by Martha Glenn, Ornamental Horticulture Agent In 1992 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implemented Agricultural Worker Protection Standards (WPS). These federal regulations are designed to reduce the risk of pesticide poisoning and injury among agricultural workers (people… Read More
Save the Date! Saturday, October 3 is the annual Master Gardener Plant Fair fundraiser. Our gates open at 8:00 a.m. Master Gardeners will be on hand to assist and answer all your gardening questions.
On June 5 UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County Vegetable Agent, Crystal Snodgrass, verified the state record for the largest long gourd in Florida. The University of Florida Horticulture Department tracks Florida’s largest vegetables. Producer Tim Canniff beat his 2012 record… Read More
Memorial Day tells us that summer is almost upon us and so is the activity of the grapevine beetle (Pelidnota punctate). The grapevine beetle, also called the spotted tan beetle, is in the Scarab beetle family. The beetle… Read More