For plants to be healthy and grow they must use sunlight to produce foods from carbon dioxide and water. This process called photosynthesis involves the plant drawing up water from roots, and leaves taking in CO2 from the air and trapping ... READ MORE
Lawns, playing fields, golf courses, parks and many other outdoor areas are part of the multi-billion-dollar turfgrass industry. That industry provides aesthetic, environmental and economic benefits to the Sunshine State.
Valued at $14.3 ... READ MORE
Florida is an unique and special place. No wonder why so many folks from other states move here! If you've recently moved to Florida and are struggling to understand your yard, use the resources outlined in this guide to help you get acquainted ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. In Orange County, Florida, there ... READ MORE
New topics each month, presented by Master Gardeners and other experts who provide helpful information and answer general landscaping questions. There is no cost for the presentations.
November through April on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, ... READ MORE
This year’s Home Show, sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Okaloosa & Walton Counties (BIA), will include a seminar on what to do and not to do during the fall in our North Florida lawns, landscapes and gardens. The Home ... READ MORE
With the myriad of problems resulting from a hurricane, your irrigation system is probably not on the forefront of your mind. Once you have taken care of the more pressing issues, you still need to check on your system. With falling limbs, ... READ MORE
El huracán Ian, aunque no directamente, impactó a los Cayos en Florida durante su trayectoria. Aunque no con la misma magnitud con la que afectó otras partes del estado, los importantes vientos huracanados y marejadas ciclónicas causaron ... READ MORE
Inmediatamente después de la tormenta:
Identifique los peligros potenciales:
Obtenga ayuda con los escombros o las ramas que hayan caído cerca del cableado del tendido eléctrico o de comunicación
Tenga cuidado con las raíces ... READ MORE
¿Busca un evento de otoño que supere el tradicional huerto de calabazas?
No olvide marcar su calendario el sábado 15 de octubre, de 8 a.m. a 4 p.m. cuando ocurrirá el Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS ... READ MORE