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Grass on the banks of Lake Mize at the Austin Cary Memorial Forest.

Fall Fertilization for Healthy Lawns and Waterways


October 15, 2018

By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agriculture Extension Agent and Josh Kutyna, Extension office Program Assistant As most of us know by now, Indian River County has enacted a fertilization ban which runs from June 1st - September ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Turf, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Christine Kelly-Begazo, Fall Fertilization, Fertilization Guide, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Application, Fertilizer Ban, Fertilizer Guide, Lawn, Turf, UF IFAS Extension
Ficus whitefly damage

Ficus Whitefly, Singhiella simplex, was One of the Most Destructive Landscape Pests


October 9, 2018

Before ficus whitefly, this community was surrounded by a wall of Ficus benjamina. Same hedge, about 6 years after ficus whitefly invasion. Dr. Muhammed Z. Ahmed and Collier County MG Tatiana Burhart evaluate the hedge's failure. Ficus ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Ahmed, Baeoentedon Balios, Collier County Extension, Doug Caldwell, DPI, Ficus Dieback, IPM, Lady Beetles, UF-IFAS, Whitefly

Hurricanes and the Landscape: Last Minute Preparations


October 8, 2018

When tropical systems threaten you, what should you do? Preparation in the landscape can be key to protect your investment in your property and personal safety during hurricane season. Prepare Well in Advance One key idea to preparing ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Flooding, Hurricane, Landscape, Landscaping, Tree, Tropical Storm, Turf

FREE Copy of the “20 Easy-To-Grow Wildflowers” Magazine


October 4, 2018

Create Your Own Wildflower Oasis For The Pollinators     UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Office invites you to pick up a FREE copy, (2 per household) of the beautiful full color "20 Easy-To-Grow Wildflowers" magazine produced ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Garden, Landscape, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Things to Do in the Garden This October


October 2, 2018

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

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Bluegrass, Cabbage, Chrysanthemum, Collards, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly, Garden, Greens, Herbicide, Irrigation, Lawn, October, Turf, Weed, What To Plant

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