Most pesticide applicator licenses in Florida will require passing two exams at least, depending on the specific intended pesticide application and site of application.
A) Private Applicator
You need a private pesticide applicator agricultural ... READ MORE
Vermicomposting = worm composting
Do you live in a small space and want to have a neat little efficient compost bin to recycle your kitchen scraps? Vermiculture, also known as worm composting, is becoming increasingly popular with the urban ... READ MORE
Reclaimed Water and Landscape Management
For long time readers of this blog, you are no doubt familiar with our high praises of reclaimed water as an alternative to potable water for irrigation. To those tuning in for the first time, we greatly ... READ MORE
Annuals: Plant carnations, digitalis, pansies, petunias, shasta daisies, and snapdragons this month.
Bulbs: Check for declining plant portions and pests. Examine bulbs in storage and remove adhering soil or damaged portions. Consider replacing ... READ MORE
Holidays can bring back memories from years past. Valentine’s Day always made me think of little hand-decorated paper bags in school to collect classmates’ Valentines and a favorite candy, Conversation Hearts. St. Patrick’s Day involved ... READ MORE
Alternative lawn lifestyles
Tired of the constant upkeep and long-term costs of maintaining your turf? How about the water bill? Do you have concerns about water pollution and nutrient run-off? Have your hard efforts to maintain grass been ... READ MORE
Citrus: Weed as needed. Protect above and below grafted area if hard freeze occurs which is 28 degrees for 4 or more hours. Water root area before freeze occurs.
Fruit: Weed as needed. For mature Loquat trees, fertilize trees 2 to 3 times per ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County CED Lorna Bravo
UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer program launches the first Broward County Master Gardener Volunteer Scholarship program! Applications are available for ... READ MORE
There are many reasons why warm season lawns in Central Florida may have dead or dying areas. These problem areas can result from not only insect or disease pressure, but also from cultural problems including irrigation, fertilization or mowing ... READ MORE
Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens
One of the first things that we plant in our fall garden is a mild, heat resistant green called mustard spinach, also known as tendergreen mustard or komatsuna. Mustard spinach is a tender, ... READ MORE