Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More
Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping
Learn about efforts to manage invasive Brazilian peppertree using biological control agents.
A UF/IFAS publication is available showcasing biological control success stories in Florida. UF/IFAS Research and Extension specialists are addressing the invasive plant and insect problem in Florida. These experts develop integrated pest management techniques that… Read More
Click on the image below to download your free copy of the Brazilian peppertree integrated management guide for 2019.
Post Hurricane Landscape Tips We were fortunate to escape the wraths of Hurricane “Dorian” recently but here in St. Lucie County we still got a lot of wind and some heavy down pours too. We… Read More
Is Your Yard Ready for Hurricane Season? Living in South Florida it is hard not to get anxious about the summer storms. Hurricane season runs from the beginning of June thru November. When everyone is… Read More
Pollinating insects get food from plants in the form of nectar and pollen. Flowers benefit when these insects help disperse the plant’s genetic material. To encourage this pollinator/flower relationship, many plants have developed specialized features… Read More
Attracting Butterflies and Moths to your Yard For those of us that want to attract butterflies and moths to our yards, we must focus on the four things they will need; Sun, Water, Shelter and… Read More
The UF / IFAS – St. Lucie County Extension requests homeowners to join hands in fighting against the destructive citrus disease, huanglongbing (HLB), or better known as citrus greening. We are coordinating with the Florida… Read More
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… Read More