Centipedegrass is a low maintenance turfgrass for North Florida landscapes. Scientists from Georgia also found an added benefit when the grass is in flower. Learn about the specific insects found visiting the flowers of centipedegrass.
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A mole cricket has a face only a mother could love. They are so strange looking, in fact, that in the past week I’ve had two people ask me what they were. They have large, round, helmet-like heads, undersized eyes, and massive front claws ... READ MORE
Smilax is a common vine that can pop up in unwanted spots in landscapes. Learn about how this plant grows and management techniques with UF IFAS Escambia County Extension.
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Some citrus is recovering from our December 2022 hard freeze and pruning will be needed. Learn to identify your tree's graft and prune away any rootstock material with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.
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There are now opportunities for homeowners to utilize robotic mowers to manage different types of turfgrass. Learn the basics of a robotic mower with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County as Master Gardener Volunteer Greg demonstrates basic installation ... READ MORE
JOIN YOUR LOCAL PARTICIPATING UF IFAS EXTENSION OFFICE IN THE PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA TO CELEBRATE POLLINATORS WITH NO MOW MARCH.
Landscapes and lawns have potential to support many of our native pollinators ... READ MORE
Palms in North Florida suffered serious damage as a result of freezing weather in December 2022. As spring approaches, we will be looking to see if the palms will recover. Learn what to do now and what to expect from your palms with UF IFAS ... READ MORE
Temperatures in December 2022 were very damaging to many citrus plants in North Florida. It is necessary to give plants plenty of time into spring and summer to see if they will regrow and where that growth will occur. Learn how to care for ... READ MORE
They are simple and beautiful symbols of Christmastime—these plants with deep red leaves, contrasting with the green ones below--the colors of Christmas on full display. Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrina) are native to mountainous regions ... READ MORE