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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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
Several times each month, I am diagnosing shrub and tree problems in Escambia County that are related to the same issue, improper planting. Symptoms of this problem can be slow growth, leaf browning, and dieback. Sometimes under stressful ... READ MORE
Homeowners are able to select Thryallis as a low maintenance shrub for the North Florida landscape. Learn the characteristics of this Florida Friendly plant with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.
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