Tag: St. Augustinegrass

To help homeowners, industry personnel, UF/IFAS posts videos on turfgrass research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences recently completed the state’s largest-ever study of landscape turfgrass and fertilizer use, and new online videos will help homeowners and lawn-care professionals understand… Read More

Overfertilizing St. Augustinegrass Could Encourage Chinch Bugs, UF Researcher Warns

By: Tom Nordlie – (352) 273-3567 Sources: Eileen Buss – (352) 392-0400 Fred Baxendale – fbaxendale1@unl.edu, (402) 472-8699 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A little fertilizer can perk up a St. Augustinegrass lawn as spring arrives, but homeowners… Read More

UF turfgrass researchers release slow-grow, low-mow grass — and it’s pretty

By: Mickie Anderson (352) 392-0400Source: Russell Nagata nagata@ifas.ufl.edu, 561-993-1557 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Imagine life with fewer Saturday afternoons stuck behind a noisy lawn mower. The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has released… Read More