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Scaleleaf Aster – Wild Weeds

December 1, 2022

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Scaleleaf Aster Symphyotrichum adnatum Scaleleaf Aster is hardly noticeable when not in bloom. The leaves of this plant "hug" the stem, giving them a scale like appearance and making it difficult to spot ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

Beekeeping Management Calendar: December 2022

November 30, 2022

Recommendations for your apiary in December 2022: This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping management and is ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pest, Pest Management, Pests, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Honey Harvesting: Preparation

November 29, 2022

Beekeeping as a hobby has been growing in popularity since 2006. And one of the perks of being a beekeeper is collecting honey from your colonies. But how do you prepare for all the mess and what do you need to have on hand to ensure a smooth ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock

The Joy of Christmas Trees

November 28, 2022

The holiday season is approaching quickly, and nothing feels more festive than decorating a live Christmas tree. You can purchase a pre-cut Christmas tree, cut one yourself at a local tree farm, or select a potted living tree. Cutting a ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Artificial Trees, Christmas Tree, Christmas Tree Care, Christmas Tree Safety, Christmas Trees And Pets, History Of Trees, Potted Christmas Trees, Selecting A Christmas Tree, Trees
tips from the Help Desk...Bats

Tips from the help desk…Bats in your belfry, September 2022

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November 26, 2022

Tips from the Help Desk... Bats in your belfry by David Austin Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Bats are known for their scary Halloween personas. That is if bats can have personas. Nevertheless, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, , Wildlife
Tags: Bats, Conservation, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Insects, Master Gardener Volunteers, Mosquito, PolliNATION, Wildlife

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