If you are needing CEUs in some of the hard to find categories such as: Ag Row, Ag Tree, Aerial, Aquatic, Natural Areas, Right of Way and others, click on this to see an opportunity to earn 4 or more CEUs: FTGA IFAS CEU Day. The event will ... READ MORE
As of January 2014 all companies applying fertilizer, commercially “for hire”, will be required to hold a fertilizer applicators license. In order to obtain this license you must first become GI-BMP certified.
2014 isn’t that far away. ... READ MORE
Many different species of scale insect infect citrus in North Florida, and mid spring is usually when gardeners notice them on their fruit trees and ornamental shrubs. Many different species of scale affect Florida homeowners and ... READ MORE
A beautiful lawn can add substantial value to a home. While providing an attractive setting for landscape ornamentals, a good lawn will reduce weed growth and prevent erosion. Selecting the proper grass for a specific location ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS NW District Extension agents and the UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center have joined forces to provide relevant hands on training for the Small Farmers of northwest Florida and surrounding areas by developing ... READ MORE
This month, recognized by the Senate and Florida’s governor, reminds diggers why calling 811 before all outdoor digging projects is important to your safety. Before installing a mailbox, fence, deck, garden or tree make sure to call Sunshine ... READ MORE
Butterflies are not only beautiful to look at in the landscape; they serve as important pollinators of fruiting plants. Attracting them to the garden and incorporating some features to get them to stay and reproduce involves advanced planning. ... READ MORE
Many landscape managers and home owners, especially on the gulf coast, wants to add the tropical feel to their landscape. The chief way to achieve this is by incorporating Palms and other tropical plants to their surroundings. Like with any ... READ MORE
If part of your job is fertilizing lawn areas, Florida statutes requires that you obtain a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer by January 1, 2014. In order to send in the application, you must complete the Green Industries ... READ MORE
Fertilizing your lawn before the soil temperature is adequately warm results in waste of fertilizer and possible lawn injury.
Despite the fact that you can easily force your lawn to turn green early with many of the high nitrogen fertilizers, ... READ MORE