That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond!
Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application.
That means ... READ MORE
Did you know that one of the TOP 5 issues found at the University of Florida Plant Diagnostic Center is “No Disease Detected”? Basically, that means the plant issue is something other than a pest or disease. That also means more pesticides ... READ MORE
Florida’s most popular lawn is St. Augustinegrass – a favorite for producing a lush green to dense blue-green turf well-adapted to most soils and regions throughout the state.
But in South Florida, a silent killer known as Lethal ... READ MORE
Master Gardener Volunteers help extend the reach of University of Florida Extension programs across Hillsborough County. We are happy to welcome our new Master Gardener Coordinator, Tia Silvasy, to lead our program! Here are some of the ways ... READ MORE
A Florida Freeze
A Florida Freeze is upon us. Every once in a while, Nassau County will freeze. Many of our landscape plants will not be affected by any cold snaps, but we do have some plants that may be susceptible to frost or freeze damage. ... READ MORE
Tips from the Help Desk...
Fall cool weather lawn fungus
by David Austin
Residential Horticulture Agent and
Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator
What up with my grass?
Are you noticing large discolored patches of grass in your St. Augustine ... READ MORE
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) announced its 2023 honoree of the President’s Award for Environmental Stewardship, selecting J. Bryan Unruh, UF/IFAS West Florida Research and Education Center associate director ... READ MORE
Healthy lawns are things that when green and healthy, we can perhaps not give it too much attention. But, with a bit of green or brown, the lawn is suddenly very important. We want it green and full. Does that healthy lawn affect the environment ... READ MORE
The limited pesticide applicator's licenses allow the licensed applicator to apply pesticides to landscapes around buildings. There are 2 primary limited pesticide applicators licenses:
Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) for ... READ MORE
Interested in learning some cool new topics while earning your CEUs for your pesticide applicator license?
Have you noticed that people notice their palm trees once they start looking ratty? Well maintained trees can add value to your property, ... READ MORE