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Bags of soil samples at the UF/IFAS soil testing lab

UF/IFAS Extension changing soil test options, reporting of results


August 30, 2019

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension soils lab is making changes to its test reporting procedures beginning Sept. 1, 2019. The Extension Soil Testing Laboratory (ESTL) is combining its micronutrients ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension Soil Testing Lab, Rao Mylavarapu, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department

These hitchhikers are members of the daisy family


August 15, 2019

July 25, 2019 One of the great mysteries of life, at least to homeowners attempting to have the perfect landscape, is how weeds suddenly appear in the most unexpected place, in other words there yard. Weeds, by definition, are plants which ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Florida, General Information, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Wakulla News

Wild Weeds – Virginia Creeper


August 15, 2019

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia .Virginia Creeper is a vine found in rural and urban areas, climbing up trees, light poles, fences and more. It ranges from a dark brown/purple to green in the spring/summer, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Natural Resources, Weeds, Wild Weeds

Aphids are the vampires of the plant world


August 13, 2019

July 18, 2019 Horror movies have, for over a century, featured a pantheon of destructive creatures rampaging through the world. Their characteristic have varied over the decades, but they always manage to return. In recent years zombies ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Aphids, Bugs, Garden, General Information, Home Landscapes, Insects, Landscape, Lawn, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Polk County pesticide applicators enjoy professional development and learning

CEUs and Certification: Green Industries Best Management Practices


July 23, 2019

Why do landscape professionals and the property owners they serve need to know more about the Green Industries Best Management Practices? Concerns about excessive nutrients and Florida's water quality have led to increased focus on the use ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: GIBMP, Mbhenry, Polkpesttraining, UFIFAS_SW_pesttraining, UF_FloridaFriendlyLandscaping

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