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2023 GI-BMP in Orange County


January 30, 2023

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

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2023 Classes, Certified Instructor, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Classes, Clean Water, Continuing Education, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Class, Fertilizer Training, GIBMP, Grass, Grass Class, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Green Industry, Hwooten, Orange County, Regulated Fertilizer, Train, Trainer, Training, Turf, Turfgrass, Water, Water Glass

Hangry Plants!


January 30, 2023

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

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Carbon Dioxide, Cflandscapes, Cultural, Cultural Issues, Deficiencies, Deficiency, Diagnostics, Fertility, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Ordinance, FFL, Florida Friend, Florida Friendly, Florida Man, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Hungry, Hungry Plant, Hwooten, Light, Npk, Nutrition, Photosynthesis, Plant, Plant Nutrition, Plants, Reading Plants, Recommendations, Soil, Soil Test, Water

February 7: Free UF/IFAS Extension webinar to provide updates on silent killer of St. Augustinegrass

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January 18, 2023

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

Category: Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Henry Mayer, Lethal Viral Necrosis, Phil Harmon, St. Augustinegrass, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County, Urban Lawns

Connect with Hillsborough County Master Gardener Volunteer Program

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January 6, 2023

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

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Florida, Florida Friendly, Help Desk, Hillsborough County, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, PH Testing, Soil Testing, Tia Silvasy, Tsilvasy, UF IFAS Extension

Preparing for the Freeze

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December 20, 2022

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Florida, Florida Freeze, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Freeze, Freeze Damage, Freeze Protection, Freeze Recover, Frost Protection, Nassau County, NE Florida
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Tips from the help desk, Fall cool weather lawn fungus, November 2022

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December 16, 2022

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

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Large Patch Lawn Disease, Master Gardener Volunteers, Master Gardeners, Tips From The Help Desk, Turfgrass, UF IFAS Extension

A Few How-To’s for a Healthy Lawn

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December 13, 2022

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Turf
Tags: Bahia, Calculate Fertilizer, Empire, Floratam, Irrigation, Irrigation Calibratoin, Lawn Fertilization, Mowing Height, ProVista, St. Augustine, Zoysia

Limited Pesticide Applicator’s License Review and CEUs–1/12/23


December 12, 2022

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

Category: , Events, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Commercial Pesticide, Continuing Education, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, Landscape, Landscape Management, Landscapes, LCLM, License, Limited, Limited Pesticide, LLO, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pests, Workshop

Landscape University–VIRTUAL–2023


December 10, 2022

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

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: CEU, Class, Continuing Education, Continuing Education Units, Edible Landscapes, Experts, FDACS, Fertilizer, Fertilizing, Fruit Trees, Garden, Hwooten, Lake County, Landscape, Landscape Updates, Lawn, Lawn Trends, New Lawns, Nutrition, Orange County, Palms, Pesticide, Pesticide Applicator, Pesticide Class, Pesticide Math, Seminole County, Sustainable Landscape, Trees

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