I appreciate you brining in a sample which made it much easier to identify. These are the eggs of the Fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. The number of eggs per mass varies considerably but is often 100 to 200,… Read More
DATE AND TIME Tue, May 29, 2018 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT DESCRIPTION Advanced training in Lawn & Ornamental (2 CEU) with CORE (2 CEU). Topics to be taught: Invasive plant identification including appropriate herbicide application… Read More
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On June 6 UF/IFAS Nassau Master Gardener Nelson Peterson will conduct a Landscape Matters class on lawn grasses and turf weeds. Mr. Peterson will discuss varieties of turf and considerations in selecting the best grass for your landscape… Read More
DESCRIPTION Learn about trees, plants and gardening in Florida during a “Crash Course in North Florida Gardening” three-day seminar for newcomers to Florida. Time: 8:00 am – Noon Date: Saturday February 9 Saturday February 16 Saturday February 23… Read More
Q: I am considering replacing my St. Augustinegrass with zoysiagrass. What can you tell me about the general care of this grass?
A: I understand you are frustrated with your St. Augustinegrass but there are advantages and disadvantages to all warm season grasses grown in our area. However, if you plan to replace the whole lawn with zoysiagrass it is… Read More
Q: Please tell me the proper times to water and how much to water. Are we really supposed to water shrubs differently than grass? I am so frustrated at all the different pieces of information, I just want… Read More
Q: I was told my yard needed to be de-thatched. This procedure will be costly, how do I know if I need it done?
A: I get this question quite often and I am glad to have an opportunity to address it. The best information regarding thatch in Florida lawns comes from a University of Florida publication by Dr. Laurie Trenholm, Dr…. Read More
Q: I am tired of replacing the strip of lawn between the sidewalk and the road. What alternatives are available to me/
Q: I am tired of replacing the strip of lawn between the sidewalk and the road. If I try to water it properly so much water ends up on the road and the sidewalk and then down the… Read More
Q: I just purchased a property on Amelia Island. The lawn has been neglected for a number of years. It is St. Augustinegrass but in places very thin and of course, weedy. There are a number of large… Read More