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The Agricultural Classification (Greenbelt) 101

As an agriculture agent, one question I get a lot is “How do I apply for the ag exemption?” Clients who ask this are typically referring to granting their property Agricultural Classification, more commonly referred… Read More

Perfect Excuse for a Kiss: Under the Mistletoe

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The presence of Mistletoe hung as part of holiday decorations provides the perfect excuse for kissing when partners find their way conveniently or deliberately underneath mistletoe’s leaves and white berries.  While it seems that kissing… Read More

The Holidays of your Lawn and Landscape

Holidays can bring back memories from years past.  Valentine’s Day always made me think of little hand-decorated paper bags in school to collect classmates’ Valentines and a favorite candy, Conversation Hearts.  St. Patrick’s Day involved… Read More

Brown Patch: A Cool Weather Lawn Fungus

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There are many reasons why warm season lawns in Central Florida may have dead or dying areas.  These problem areas can result from not only insect or disease pressure, but also from cultural problems including… Read More

Reducing your Seed and Suet Addiction-Plants to Support Wildlife

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When the cooler weather of fall arrives, many of us think of attracting a delightful gathering of birds to our gardens with a selection of feeders filled with a variety of seed, suet and even… Read More

Water Wednesday Recap – Irrigation and Calibration

Why do we have irrigation systems in Florida? What are irrigation system requirements and why does what we do in our own yards impact Florida’s water? Last Water Wednesday, Tina McIntyre and Brooke Moffis, the… Read More