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Pesticide Applicator Licensing in Florida


February 11, 2020

Pesticide Licensing and Training in Alachua County In order to apply restricted use pesticides in the state of Florida, one must obtain and maintain a pesticide applicator's license. Regulation of these licenses is the responsibility of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Turf,
Tags: License, Pesticide
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Spring Cleaning in the Florida-Friendly Landscape


February 10, 2020

Spring is a good time to clean up, plan and prep your landscape for planting. Even though we don’t experience winter in the same way they do “up north”, plants may be damaged and there is still work to do in the yard to clean up after ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes,
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Central Florida, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Gardening, Landscaping, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg, Spring

A NOT so Friendly Native Plant: Heartleaf Nettle or Fireweed


February 9, 2020

As a sixth generation Floridian, I encourage people to plant and protect native plants. Native plants are critical to our native pollinators and other wildlife. However, one winter afternoon as I strolled through my yard, I bent down to pull ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf,
Tags: Cattle, Fireweed, Heartleaf Nettle, Herbicide, Livestock, Native Plants, North Florida, Polliantors, Suwannee County, Turfgrass, Weeds, Wildlife, Winter Annual

Two Evergreens for the Winter Landscape


February 6, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer JoAnn Green There are few plants that offer color (other than browns or grays) in the winter landscape. Most perennials die back or lose their leaves in the cooler weather. Cast Iron plants (Aspidistra elatior) ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping,
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Natural Resources, Plants, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Florida’s Natural Melody: Landscape Patterns and Stream Health


February 3, 2020

Florida's Natural Melody Have you ever gone paddling on a local spring run or river and sat silently listening to the wind, bird songs, rustling leaves, or lapping sounds of water along the bank-especially in the early morning? These sounds ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Ecosystem Services, Environment, FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Freshwater, Landscape, Rivers, Springs, Water Bodies

Winter: Friend or Foe to Invasive Plants?


January 27, 2020

By Dr. Candice Prince, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants & UF Agronomy Faculty A common joke in Florida is that only has two seasons: hot, and hotter. Tourists flock to the state during the winter months to escape freezing ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF-IFAS, Water

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