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Plant Identification & Weed Management


May 21, 2020

Licensed pesticide applicators know the importance of identifying potential pest and disease issues before they apply any type of pesticide, including an herbicide. Pest identification is always the first step in Integrated Pest Management, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Botany, Invasive Species, Martin County, Plant Identification, UF Herbarium, UF IFAS Extension, Weeds

Contact-free Plant ID: Collecting Good Quality Images


May 21, 2020

How to take a good photo of a plant UF/IFAS Extension Botanist Marc Frank shares his tips for taking good-quality images to identify plants: Plant identification is often not merely a matter of recognition, but a process of diagnosis based ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Botany, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Invasive Species, Martin County, Plant Identification, UF Herbarium, UF IFAS Extension, Weeds
Les Harrison Retires 5 28 2020

Les Harrison is Retiring


May 21, 2020

The Wakulla News presents 5/21/2020 Article & Photo By WES MAYBERRY The Wakulla News Staff Writer   Les Harrison stands outside of the Wakulla County office of the UF/IFAS Extension office. Les Harrison’s final day as director ... 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, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Master Gardeners, Up-coming-events

Eliminating Tree Seedling Permanently


May 20, 2020

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Get Rid of Unwanted Vegetation Do you have little tree seedlings growing up along a fence, in a hedge, or near other shrubs? And every time you cut one down, three sprout from the stump, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Blog, Master Gardeners, Master Gardeners Blog, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Let’s Celebrate Water Reuse Week!


May 16, 2020

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Were you aware that May 17-23 is Water Reuse Week in South Florida? To promote and encourage efficient use of reclaimed water, the South Florida Water Management ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Broward County, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Gallons Of Water, Reclaim Water, Sustainability, UF IFAS Water Agents, Water, Water Conservation, Water Reuse
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Summer Plantings for Florida Heat

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May 15, 2020

Florida's summer plantings are different Florida's Summer plantings need to be hardy if they are to make it through the heat and humidity. For the same reasons we don't grow vegetables here in the summer; we also don't grow the same annuals ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardeners, Summer Annuals, Summer Plantings

Florida Is So Nice Everything Wants To Live Here, Including Non-Native Animals And Plants!

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May 15, 2020

“Invasions of exotic species cost Floridians over $500 million per year” -Ivegot1.org. May 16th-23rd is Florida Invasive Species Awareness Week and there will be plenty of educational resources to check out during this time to expand your ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Anole, Brazilian Pepper, Cane Toad, Collier County, Control, Critter Corner, FISAW, FLinvasives, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Invasive Species, Lionfish, Plants, Poisonous, SW FL, Venomous

We’re Still Here for You!

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May 15, 2020

A lot of people tend to wonder that if the rest of the world is shut down while COVID-19 is coming through our areas, what is it that Extension is doing? We are educators and we are a huge support to the agriculture industry. And we fall ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Available Classes, Available Programming, Consultations, Covid-19, Covid19, Outreach, Reporting, Social Media

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