Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat
Photo by Trevor Hylton, FAMU’s Community Garden
February 28, 2014
By Trevor Hylton
The FAMU Community Garden is the oldest community garden in Tallahassee and one of the ... READ MORE
Considering it is the month of Valentine's, roses are an appropriate subject to discuss. Not bouquets couriered to various locations all over town, but bushes in the landscape that have been strategically neglected over the winter. Now their ... READ MORE
So you have alkaline soil… What next?
Throughout the Panhandle, a common problem that often arises is finding a way to raise soil pH. This is due to the fact that we often encounter sandy, acid soils in this region. An often overlooked issue ... READ MORE
to update nursery growers, landscapers interested individuals on the latest and best management practices for tackling current ornamental fungal and bacterial plant diseases and to prevent some new ones for this next season.
The workshop ... READ MORE
Looking for a new shrub or small tree this year? Interested in one that is low maintenance and offers beautiful green color? Why not try a holly.
Hollies can be found in landscapes throughout North Florida. Many times these plants are used ... READ MORE
Attention: Vegetable Growers and Restricted-use Pesticide applicators
North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy
February 26, 2014 (12:00 to 4:50 pm EST)
To register call Paula Alday @ (850) 875-7255 READ MORE
IFAS Collier County Extension and the Florida Landscape Management Association are offering two separate training seminars for the Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Certification as well as the examination after completion of ... READ MORE
Aquaponics is an exciting system where fish and plants grow in harmony. The aquaponic system can be a fun project for the home gardener but can also become a successful farming venture. Come and learn the basics of growing fish and plants ... READ MORE
It is hard to believe with all of this recent cold weather, but now is the time to plant fruit trees in the Florida Panhandle. When planning what type of fruit tree to plant, correct cultivar selection should be the top priority.
The dooryard ... READ MORE
This is the time of year when we often see crapemyrtles unnecessarily topped: main stems that are several years old are cut back, often leaving branch stubs 2 – 5 inches or more in diameter. Topping is sometimes called heading, stubbing, ... READ MORE