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April Gardening Tips


April 13, 2018

by Les Harrison At last it looks like the winter of 2018 has finished, at least in north Florida. The storm systems which are still heaping snow and ice on the northern tier states are producing April showers locally. Those April showers ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: April 2018, Cultivating, Garden Pests, Gardening, Growing, Les Harrison, North Florida, Planting, Spring, UF-IFAS
privet bug spottin

Florida Native Shrub, Florida Swampprivet, Has Plant Bug Pest (Miridae) that was Discovered in 2010-2011.


April 12, 2018

The gooey, shmear spotting is the plant bug excrement. When scouting, you may not see the insects, but their spotting gives them away. Tropidosteptes forestierae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae: Mirinae): A New Species of Plant Bug Injuring ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease,
Tags: Doug Caldwell, Native Plant Pest

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