In weeks to come we will experience Increased temperature which will accompany by increase weed pressure in our landscapes. In the past week or so, UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County is getting many questions on weeds. Questions include; ... READ MORE
CEU Seminars: 2021*
*All classes are webinars until further notice
Jan. 21 to Feb. 25, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. – 6 weekly 1-hr modules LLO/LCLM/O&T/L&O CEUs; Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landscape-university-tickets-130498591801?aff
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Help I Got Pesticide In My Eye!
First, don’t panic! Although no one ever thinks it could happen to them, it is possible to get pesticides into your eyes. When it comes to pesticide exposure, there are few that can cause concern more than ... READ MORE
The popular Urban Landscape Summit returns in virtual format every Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m., from January 20 until March 31.
You can register through Zoom for all the sessions or just topics you are interested in. Make sure to scroll and select ... READ MORE
Tallahassee, Fla. – Farmers and forest landowners in four Florida Panhandle counties can begin applying today for additional Hurricane Sally assistance through the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). Enrollment for the Emergency Conservation ... READ MORE
Most pesticide applicator licenses in Florida will require passing two exams at least, depending on the specific intended pesticide application and site of application.
A) Private Applicator
You need a private pesticide applicator agricultural ... READ MORE
To Hat or Not to Hat, That is the Question.
It is common to see pesticide technicians in hats, particularly logoed ballcaps. They are practical for keeping the sun off while providing visibility for the company logo. The more worn in a hat ... READ MORE
Reclaimed Water and Landscape Management
For long time readers of this blog, you are no doubt familiar with our high praises of reclaimed water as an alternative to potable water for irrigation. To those tuning in for the first time, we greatly ... READ MORE
Holidays can bring back memories from years past. Valentine’s Day always made me think of little hand-decorated paper bags in school to collect classmates’ Valentines and a favorite candy, Conversation Hearts. St. Patrick’s Day involved ... READ MORE
Alternative lawn lifestyles
Tired of the constant upkeep and long-term costs of maintaining your turf? How about the water bill? Do you have concerns about water pollution and nutrient run-off? Have your hard efforts to maintain grass been ... READ MORE