Muhly Grass (Muhlbergia capillaris) is a Florida native ornamental grass that is hardy in Florida from USDA hardiness zones 8 to 11. Mulhly grass is outstanding in landscapes throughout the year with evergreen foliage. It is particulary attracitve ... READ MORE
Maryland Goldenaster (Chryopsis mariana) is a Florida native perennial. It is hardy from USDA hardiness zones 4a to 10, with zones 8-10 in Florida. While you may have observed this goldenaster in the UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County Demonstration ... READ MORE
Have you been bothered by small brown moths flitting around your landscape? You may find them in your landscape year-round, but may more likely find them from August to October which can lead to negative impacts to the health to your warm season ... READ MORE
This page contains author profiles for the blog series Perspectives from the Hemp Industry.
Jeffrey Block, M.D.
A Physicians Insight to Hemp: Clinical Considerations for Botanical Medicine
Dr. Block is a Board-certified physician anesthesiologist ... READ MORE
How do you encourage more good bugs in your landscapes? What kind of plants can thrive in shady areas? What is the deal with invasive species? Landscapes and waterways are connected? What services are available when the fungus is among us? This ... READ MORE
I know you know the tropical hibiscus flower. Perhaps you have enjoyed some hibiscus tea? It is a more popularized way of drinking up this flavorful flower, but it has many more uses than you may know of! One such use is a cranberry flavored ... READ MORE
This is the time of the year to think about all the things we are thankful for. The ability to have friends and family gather together and everyone being healthy is at the top of the list. Smelling the different aromas coming from the kitchen ... READ MORE
A question often asked at the Extension office is what kinds of fruits can we grow? Well, it is a tough question as we are in a growing zone that is not quite temperate and not quite tropical. Many temperate fruits such as peach, plum, and ... READ MORE
The next time you are walking in a wooded area, look up… you might see a remarkable organism, a Tillandsia bartramii Elliott. Unlike a "traditional" plant, this Tillandsia (commonly known as Bartram's air plant) lives a life free of soil. ... READ MORE
Plant samples are the most efficient way to detect disease and pest issues. Plant samples will display infection symptoms on fruit, leaves, stems, and roots that coincide with a specific disease and/or pest. Providing your local extension agent ... READ MORE