Shade is to be treasured in the Florida summer and new plant introductions make your opportunities for gardening in the shade easy. Learn more about growing in the shade In the Garden with Escambia Extension.
Category: Home Landscapes
Learn about the appropriate fertilizer for your palms In the Garden with UF IFAS Escambia Extension.
Lichens are a natural occurrence in nature. Learn about the relationship between a fungus and an algae and why they are common in landscapes.
Zoysiagrass is becoming very popular for many new lawn installations. Before you choose zoysiagrass, make sure you are aware that it will require dethatching within a few years. This is normally a practice that needs… Read More
Palms are often lacking nutrients in our sandy soil but realize that not all palm fertilizers are good for your plant. Look for a fertilizer where all the nutrients are in a slow release form…. Read More
A bite from a deer fly (Family Tabanidae) is a truly unpleasant experience. It is not only painful but many people have an allergic reaction that results in a swollen itchy welt at the sight… Read More
We may shy away from drama in our lives but drama in the garden is always welcome. One plant series that will be a prominent feature in any garden bed is the Amazon Dianthus series…. Read More
Zoysiagrass is becoming a very popular turf for new lawns and developments. Beyond the installation, do you as a landscape maintenance professional know how to properly care for zoysiagrass so that it continues to grow… Read More
Azaleas remain a well known Spring flowering shrub but flowers often fade to soon. New developments in the industry have introduced the Encore Azalea, a repeat bloomer. Learn more about this azalea In the Garden… Read More
Many of our favorite perennials benefit from dividing. Learn the techniques In the Garden with Escambia Extension.