Category: Home Landscapes

Green Industry Going Greener?

Many readers may already know, the term Green Industry refers to the commercial lawn and landscapers that work so hard to keep our yards and neighborhoods beautiful in the hot Florida sun. Green industry professionals stay current on… Read More

2018 Air Potato Management Online CEU Training Course

  Download the Workbook.  To read the TAME Air Potato Workbook (1.6 MB pdf), you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader. View video: “Air Potato Extension Needs Assessment Webinar“.  Download Fact Sheet:  “Natural Area Weeds: Air Potato (Dioscorea bulbifera)” Complete… Read More

Native Bee Habitat Enhancement at the Lakela’s Mint Preserve: A Florida Master Naturalist Final Project (Uplands 2018)

The UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County Florida Master Naturalist Uplands course is an examination of plants, animals and human interactions in upland systems.  Master Naturalists Tammy Tauscher, Walter Stickley and Michelle Peterson formed a team in the Jan-Feb 2018 Uplands… Read More

Agamas “Rainbow Lizards” on the Treasure Coast: A Florida Master Naturalist Final Project (Uplands 2017)

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For their Florida Master Naturalist Uplands course final project, Marko Sillanpaa and Chloe Lloyd conducted observational research on Agama agama on the Florida Treasure Coast.  I served as overall course instructor and Ellen Butler served as their final project… Read More

Winter Tips for Turfgrass

Article written by Highlands County Master Gardener Volunteer: Charles Reynolds for publication on October 8th, 2017 in the Highlands Today Newspaper. Florida lawns may go into a form of dormancy during the winter but there are several things… Read More