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
I could not be more excited to share this highly anticipated, long awaited UF/IFAS Extension Palm Short Course in Orlando and in person! Palms are prized in the landscape and people notice when they look pathetic. There is a science to growing ... READ MORE
Horticulture is HUGE in Florida, and FNGLA is the oldest and largest association targeting the needs of the environmental horticulture industry in Florida. FNGLA stands for the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association. With a whopping ... READ MORE
Dr. Qiyu Zhou will be soon joining Turfgrass Weed Science lab as a Postdoctoral Associate. Starting in mid-January 2022, she will be working in the project on precision weed control in turfgrass systems – our collaboration with Dr. Boyd (GCREC) ... READ MORE
‘Biology and Management of Pusley (Richardia L.) in Turfgrass and Landscape Planting Beds’ is now available to read via ‘Ask IFAS’ and our ‘Publications & Resources' section.
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdf/EP/EP610/EP610-Dho44dd2z5.pdf READ MORE
There are close to 70,000 licensed pesticide applicators in the state of Florida. All applicators must take an exam, demonstrating knowledge about pesticides. These include things like reading a label, math, laws and general safety. That testing ... READ MORE
Spring is just around the corner in Florida and it’s that time when we look to the calendar and plan for our lawn feeding. Generally, this occurs when after the last full moon in February. For the most part, we designate March 1st as the benchmark ... READ MORE
Today, most lawns are planted with just one variety of a given turfgrass species, but that genetic uniformity makes them more vulnerable to pests and disease.
Scientists conducted a four-year study to see how lawns with a blend of turf ... READ MORE
Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) environmental horticulture doctoral student Yuvraj Khamare placed third in the Charlie Parkerson Student Paper competition sponsored by the International Plant Propagators Society.
As part ... 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