The limited pesticide applicator's licenses allow the licensed applicator to apply pesticides to landscapes around buildings. There are 2 primary limited pesticide applicator's licenses:
Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) for ... READ MORE
Trees are long term investments. Like a vehicle selecting the right one for you is a important step, and what is hidden can often lead to a lot of grief. The tree's roots are one of the most critical parts of the tree. However, they are hidden ... READ MORE
Have you heard of the sapodilla tree (Manilkara zapota)?
This tree is native to Mexico and Central America, preferring zones 10B-11. While it can grow in the southeastern and southwestern US, check with your extension office before planting. ... READ MORE
I was recently ask a set of complicated questions about how long Live Oaks (Quercus virginiana) live.
Question: "Is it true that live oaks only live for about 60 years?"
Answer: No. Live oaks can live for well over 60 years, often ... READ MORE
Article by: Benny Blanchard, Commercial Real Estate Agent and Massage Therapist, UF/IFAS Industrial Hemp Pilot Project Advisory Committee
Edited by Zack Brym
This insights article is part of the blog series Perspectives from the Hemp Industry. ... READ MORE
Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month
Sky Blue Lupine
Sky Blue Lupine is a native wildflower that can be found across the state of Florida. This bunching/clumping plant can reach heights of 2-3 feet and equally as wide. This ... READ MORE
Podophobia - fear of feet. This phobia is rarely so severe that it should require specialist help. However, in very mild forms, it is most commonly just not wishing to be near or even looking at other people's feet.
I wonder....does this ... READ MORE
The South Florida "swale" or tree lawn/parkway as it is called in other parts of the country, describes the green space between the sidewalk and the street.
Swales are designed to hold excess water from rain events, allowing the water to percolate ... READ MORE
A Rock Yard is Not Florida-Friendly
Rocks increase heat and can stress plants and increase plant pests and disease. They are usually imported from other states. Rocks do not support Florida's wildlife, including bees, butterflies, birds and ... READ MORE
Why Palms for the Central Florida landscape?
The real question here might be, “Why not palms for the Central Florida landscape?” Palms provide a geographic aesthetic that separates Floridian gardening and landscaping from much of the rest ... READ MORE