The UF/IFAS Extension St Lucie County in conjunction with the St. Lucie County Paula Lewis Library will be conducting a lunch and learn presentation entitled “Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast” on November 10, 2021 from Noon – ... READ MORE
As an extension agent in SW Florida, I frequently receive inquiries about spiders in the lanai. The covered outdoor porches here are both ubiquitous and a favored environment for several spider species. There are ~58 spider species in Florida ... READ MORE
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ demonstration garden showcases pollinator friendly plants with a focus on Florida native plants. It’s located in a prominent location at the Orange County Administration Building in the heart of downtown ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month
Wild Garlic is a common, grasslike perennial that has clusters of white flowers and forms bulbs of garlic. All parts of the plant are edible and can be utilized in the same fashion ... READ MORE
Diseases are problematic when all three conditions are satisfied:
Large Patch, also known as Brown Patch, is a disease of warm season turfgrasses that rears its ugly head ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. Fertilizer is regulated because ... READ MORE
Why Flowering Trees?
Most trees, like pines, oaks, elms, hickories, ashes, and maples, produce relatively inconspicuous flowers. If you have room for another tree and want to add a splash of seasonal color, there are many options at your disposal ... READ MORE
This month Water Wednesday will feature Reclaimed Water!
Reclaimed water is all around you and you probably don’t even realize it! Walk outside and look down at your sprinklers. Are they purple? If the answer is yes, that’s reclaimed water! ... READ MORE
Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
Cucurbit production in Florida is impacted by downy mildew on an annual basis. Nearly continuous production of cucurbits occurs temporally throughout Florida, which puts ... READ MORE
Are you short on CEUs and needing to renew your license soon? Are you simply looking to stay ahead and get your CEUs well before your license expires? The Pesticide Information Office has you covered. We promise No Tricks Just Treats This ... READ MORE