http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/map/ If you live outside of Monroe County (Florida Keys), but in the state of Florida your County Extension office contact information can be found at this web link.
May 2011: The link to the monthly gardening calendar has been updated in this post from 2010. The University of Florida provides an online monthly gardening calendar for each region of the state. It includes… Read More
March is the time to be on the lookout for Flower Beetles, Euphoria sepulcralis, on your tomato plants and mango and avocado trees. Go to the Flower Beetle fact sheet for information about this insect… Read More
Lawn & Garden – UF/IFAS Extension: Solutions for Your Life The place to start in answering your Florida Lawn and Garden advice.
The UF/IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping Book is online: UF/IFAS Extension: Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program – Publications
Who would suspect that those funny little brown clumps of leaves and twigs we see around the exteriors of our homes are actually moths? The bagworm Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis belongs to the Order Lepidoptera although the… Read More
Thrips are small insects that can cause big problems in the landscape. They attack a wide variety of ornamental plants and their numbers can increase rapidly if left unchecked. Although they may be present throughout… Read More
The two spotted spider mite is oval in shape, about 1/50 inch long and may be brown or orange-red, but a green, greenish-yellow or an almost translucent color is the most common. Spider mite development… Read More
Florida Keys Regional Plant Clinics are a great place to bring your plant problems for identification and learning about the least toxic control methods to take care of the problem. They are held in Key… Read More
Armored and soft scales are very common in Florida Keys landscapes. These insects damage many ornamental plants by sucking out the fluids. Indications of possible scale infestation include the presence of sooty mold (review Florida… Read More