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Keeping Your Yard Florida-Friendly


April 15, 2020

Keeping it Green If you are a gardener and you have lived anywhere else, you realize pretty quickly that Florida is different. The weather, the bugs and a whole lot of other gardening issues add to the difficulty. The key to these differences ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Landscaping, Master Gardeners
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Irrigation in the Home Landscape


April 15, 2020

There are many reasons to properly irrigate the home landscape. Not only do we not want to waste this precious natural resource, but we want to be sure we apply the proper amount of water to keep our plants thriving! It's still the dry season ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Aquifer, Home, Irrigation, Landscape, Lawn, Money, Plants, Save, Water

RESTORING A 1920’S GOLF COURSE INTO AN ECOLOGICAL PARK: A CASE STUDY OF THE ROLLING HILLS


April 11, 2020

T. McIntyre, MS, CEP, University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL, USA and K. McCormick, University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL, USA Situation: The Rolling Hills Park project is a Florida Communities ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, K. McCormick, Natural Resources, Parks, Sanford FL, Seminole County, T.McIntyre, UF IFAS Extension, Urban Ecology

Small Hand-Held Sprayers: An Easy and Inexpensive Tool to Combat Lawn and Garden Pests


April 9, 2020

Small hand-held sprayers: an easy and inexpensive tool to combat lawn and garden pests. Small hand-held pump sprayers are a relatively inexpensive and easy way to control pests and weeds around the home and in the landscape. They can be purchased ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Application, Fertilizer, Herbicide, How To, Pesticide, Pressurized Sprayer, Sprayer

Online CEU opportunities for license renewal


April 6, 2020

There are multiple ways in which you could earn Continued Education Units (CEUs) to renew your pesticide license online. You can visit any of the websites below for online CEUs: University of Florida Online CEUs through the IFAS Catalog. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Alachua, Covid-19, FarmingAlachua, Horticulture, Licensing, Pesticide

UF/IFAS Wakulla County Office CLOSED


April 2, 2020

  The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Environment, Extension, Florida, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Living Well In The Panhandle, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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