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Scale Insects


September 22, 2009

Armored and soft scales are very common in Florida Keys landscapes. These insects damage many ornamental plants by sucking out the fluids. Indications of possible scale infestation include the presence of sooty mold (review Florida Keys Landscape ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease
Tags: Beneficial, Insects, Plant Problems

BMP Frequently Asked Questions


August 28, 2009

Do you have questions about the Best Managment Practices (BMP) state law that was just passed?The University of Florida has a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section to help answer your questions. Please see this link for the FAQs: http://fyn.ifas.ufl.edu/pdf/00-SB494_and_SB2080_FAQ_8-6-09.pdfPinellas ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes

Weed Control Made Easy


August 21, 2009

By Jane Morse, University of Florida/IFAS Extension Agent, Pinellas CountyWeeds in Florida can be a nightmare. Abundant summer rains and scorching sunshine lead to lots of germinating (sprouting) weed seeds. Weed control in the fall isn’t ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Weeds

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