With the turn of the calendar into a new year comes the pressure to create and stick to a resolution. The topics of conservation and environmental impact are top of mind for many this time of year. Here are 5 easy environmentally friendly ... READ MORE
If weeds were a major concern in your lawn last summer, the coming weeks are the time to apply a preemergence herbicide to prevent their emergence again this year.
Timing of a preemergence herbicide application for summer annual weeds such ... READ MORE
The Importance of Winter Pruning:
Welcome to the end months of winter, where the chill in the air signals not only a change in the weather but also a crucial time for winter maintenance in your landscape. One of the key practices for ensuring ... READ MORE
I frequently get questions asking, “Why is this turfgrass turning brown?” The quick answer is that it depends, although that alone is not helpful. There are two reasons why turfgrass begins to yellow or get chlorotic, and in some cases continues ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond! You are required to learn about it and follow the rules. We want to keep things interesting and beneficial for you, the landscape professionals. This year, UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
Pesticide and fertilizer applicators, this blog is for you! You may find these resources helpful when searching for classes, licensing, and continuing education (CEU) information. There are a variety of ways to learn, including in-person, live ... READ MORE
Plant Market 2024!
Several events take place in Osceola Heritage Park throughout the year including the free UF/IFAS Extension Services annual Spring 2024 Planet Market, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2024, located ... READ MORE
Recap of February 2024 First Friday with Florida First Detector
In this month's webinar, we talked about plant pathogens. A pathogen is any organism that causes disease. Some pathogens that can impact plants include fungi, bacteria, viruses, ... READ MORE
Have you ever felt frustrated by seeing weeds growing in your lawn? Every spring, you apply so many gallons of herbicides; the weeds go away briefly, and suddenly, they return. Winter weeds, such as Florida Snow (Florida Pusley), decorate your ... READ MORE
A handful of the "lawn ornaments" that will be featured in this blog series. Top row (left to right): sunshine mimosa, perennial peanut, frogfruit, and fleabane. Bottom row (left to right): pennywort, Lobelia, Florida snow, and blue-eyed ... READ MORE