FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla – Non-native snakes in Florida are spreading and growing in population.
Some are considered invasive, threatening Florida’s environment, native wildlife, economy and public health, according to scientists at the University ... READ MORE
Correcting four common mistakes can result in a better lawn.
The first step in correctly managing a Florida lawn is to know the type of grass you’re managing. The kind of lawn pests, mowing height, herbicide selection, irrigation requirements ... READ MORE
As February crosses into March, now is the time to fend off lawn weeds. It is not too early. A healthy stand of turf is the best protection against competition against weeds. But if you are starting with a less than prefect stand of grass ... READ MORE
Today is a new day in pest control. Do not let pest management consume your weekend and time. Pest management begins with recognizing the techniques available to control pests pressure. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the basic ... READ MORE
Escambia County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to reserve your spot for their first plant sale in 2022. This event will have edibles and a selection of perennials. Cash or check only.
The event will be Saturday, March 19 from 8:30 ... READ MORE
Are you exploring the fun of Florida vegetable gardening during the winter and into spring? Folks up north may be shoveling snow, while you are sowing and watching your plants grow. If you enjoy learning about and talking about growing food ... READ MORE
During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, victory gardens emerged as a popular way for people to grow their own food and explore a healthy hobby.
Now a new program from UF/IFAS aims to understand what home growers need to be successful. ... READ MORE
Based on the calendar and day temperatures the narrow window of opportunity to use preemergence herbicides in lawns has arrived. But not every lawn needs an application of preemergence herbicide now – only those lawns that have a history ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s work to further turfgrass science reaches a milestone 100 years in 2022, and the program has a new website fit for the centennial celebrations to come.
Visit turf.ifas.ufl.edu to learn more about this multidisciplinary ... READ MORE