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Florida Is So Nice Everything Wants To Live Here, Including Non-Native Animals And Plants!


May 15, 2020

“Invasions of exotic species cost Floridians over $500 million per year” -Ivegot1.org. May 16th-23rd is Florida Invasive Species Awareness Week and there will be plenty of educational resources to check out during this time to expand your ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Anole, Brazilian Pepper, Cane Toad, Collier County, Control, Critter Corner, FISAW, FLinvasives, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Invasive Species, Lionfish, Plants, Poisonous, SW FL, Venomous

COVID Cane Toad Removal


April 24, 2020

With many Floridians following the Governor’s safer at home order, homeowners have gotten to know their yard and neighborhood landscaping extremely well! One activity you can participate in while on your walks is the removal of invasive ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Amphibian, Bufo Toad, Cane Toad, Collier County, Invasive, Invasive Species, Pest, Poison, SWFL, Toad

Urban Horticulture | Florida Friendly Landscaping | Collier County Extension


June 3, 2018

Subscribe to the Green Gazette The mission of the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is to educate Floridians about science-based, environmentally friendly landscaping practices and to encourage them to conserve and protect our ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Collier County, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Florida Yards And Neighborhoods Program, Isabel Way
Isabelle Way Landscape Agent

Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program | Homeowners | Collier County Extension


June 3, 2018

Steps to Yard Recognition To receive Florida Yard & Neighborhoods recognition, your landscape: Must be free of invasive exotic plants. Meets the standards of the community in which they are located. Should be attractive to ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Collier County, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Florida Yards And Neighborhoods Program, Isabel Way

Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program | Commercial Properties and Community Associations | Collier County Extension


June 3, 2018

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program for Commercial Properties and Community Associations in Collier County The Community Associations Program is based on the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles. The program offers on-site ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Collier County, Florida Friendly Landscaping, Florida Yards And Neighborhoods Program, Isabel Way
privet bug spottin

Florida Native Shrub, Florida Swampprivet, Has Plant Bug Pest (Miridae) that was Discovered in 2010-2011.


April 12, 2018

The gooey, shmear spotting is the plant bug excrement. When scouting, you may not see the insects, but their spotting gives them away. Tropidosteptes forestierae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae: Mirinae): A New Species of Plant Bug Injuring ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease,
Tags: Doug Caldwell, Native Plant Pest
Ixora

Fact Sheet: Ixora leaf spots and chlorosis are common. What to do?


March 30, 2018

What are those purple leaf spots? Why are these leaves yellowing and dying? See this fact sheet (as well as video) to grow healthy ixora:   1. To get the fact sheet, click here: Ixora Spots: A Nutrient ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Broschat, Chlorosis, Fertilizer, Flowering Shrubs, Giblin-Davis, Landscape Diagnosis, Micronutrients, Nematodes, Soil PH
Orchid

Event: Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance Orchid Show


February 6, 2018

UF IFAS Extension Collier County and Collier County Parks and Recreation are pleased to join with area orchid enthusiasts to present Orchids in the Park. A local Orchid Show and Sale located at the North Collier Regional Park on Livingston ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Collier County, Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance, North Collier Regional Park, Orchid Show, Orchids, Twyla Leigh

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