It is mid-June. The weather in Jacksonville | northeast Florida continues to be hot and dry. However, the National Weather Service predicts above average precipitation for June through August. So, what should we homeowners in northeast Florida ... READ MORE
You may be seeing the Carolina Wild Petunia (Ruellia caroliniensis) popping up in your lawns in early spring. It is a pretty little plant native to Florida and endemic to the southeastern U.S.
It is a herbaceous, long-lived perennial and ... READ MORE
The state of NJ cultivated them on road sides, during a labor shortage in the 90s. Neighborhoods across Duval county have had them for years. Garden Clubs cultivate them. You probably had one yourself at one point or another.
The Freedom Lawn
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As February crosses into March, now is the time to fend off lawn weeds. It is not too early. A healthy stand of turf is the best protection against competition against weeds. But if you are starting with a less than prefect stand of grass ... READ MORE
The Fourteenth State of the River Report (http://www.sjrreport.com) was recently released. The report addresses issues affecting the health of the St. Johns River. The report contains information that should be of interest to homeowners with ... READ MORE
When we are having problems with our lawns or plants, the first thing that comes to mind is often that it is a pest or disease. We often overlook that it could be a problem with the soil. One of the first questions that I ask when folks come ... READ MORE
With everything that has been going on, one benefit seems to have been more people getting outside and into their lawn and gardens. It can seem like an uphill battle at times. Particularly if this is your first time, or if you start to see some ... READ MORE
October 2, 2018
9 am - noon
This hands-on workshop will cover identification, herbicide technology, weed classification, and how to create the most effective, yet conservation and budget-minded herbicide program for both ornamental ... READ MORE
September 18, 2018, 9 am - 3 pm, $35
Seating is LIMITED to 30!
Lunch included, CEUs have been applied for
This advanced course is designed for individuals who have completed the irrigation basics workshop or have a basic working knowledge ... READ MORE