To be sure, this week’s warm spring-like weather and refreshing rains have reminded many gardeners that it is about time to prepare this year’s vegetable and flower beds. Before home gardeners fertilize or lime, however, ... READ MORE
A hidden surprise in many gardens this time of year are the delicate blooms of terrestrial orchids. One species that is a consistent bloomer along the Gulf Coast is the Chinese ground orchid, Bletilla striata. Although foliage and flowers ... READ MORE
Arbor Day (which literally means, “Tree Day”) was founded in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton, a naturalist and journalist in Nebraska. By 1882, it was celebrated by thousands of schoolchildren nationwide, who planted trees and took care of ... READ MORE
Stephen Brown explores a red mangrove mangal in southwest Florida and tells you what's inside the mangal and how these trees grow.
"Identifying three Mangrove Species YouTube" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vonk49...
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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
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It seems Northwest Florida sure dodged a bullet when Tropical Storm Debbie decided to head east. The citizens and structures may have dodged the bullet but the plant life had unseen pressures on it. All of the plants in the coastal region ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison
UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director
Please be advised, the spraying for mosquitos in Wakulla County will begin by truck Friday night, July 20, 2012 and aerial spraying on Saturday night, July 21, 2012, but both are dependent ... READ MORE