It is a fact that more than 99% of insects are of benefits to our existence. This means that we need to identify and protect those that make our lives better. Let’s get it straight! Not all critters are insects. All insects have six legs. ... READ MORE
October can be a busy month in the garden and temperatures cool and you actually want to be outside. Your lawn will begin to grow slower, so not fertilizing and limiting your irrigation if we stay wet can be key. You can even start to slow ... READ MORE
What is Basketgrass?
Basketgrass is the common name of a species of Oplismenus, a weed commonly found in shady lawns and landscapes. It is also known as woodsgrass, jewgrass and wavyleaf basketgrass. Many species of Oplismenus grow in Central ... READ MORE
Nothing says Florida like a palm tree, and they are usually low-maintenance landscape plants. In the rare case that a palm does get a disease, say a fond farewell, as little can be done to save it. However, nutrient deficiencies can often mimic ... READ MORE
Healthy plants are happy plants! For a plant to be happy, first it needs to be planted at the right place where it will get all its requirements in the right proportion. Different plants have different amounts of requirements. Plants needs soil, ... READ MORE
As we approach the "dry season" here in central FL, you'll want to be 100% sure your sprinkler system is working properly and putting water where it's needed.
So put on your bathing suit, and get ready to run through ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison
Gardeners In North Florida
September is a month of curious contradictions and juxtapositions, at least for gardeners in north Florida. Depending on the individual characteristics of the environmental factors of the year, events ... READ MORE