Not all problems are created equal. Some are just larger and more complicated than others. It is in these situations, where the thorniest problems live, that truly unique and out-of-the-box ideas are required. In 1910, water hyacinth had ... READ MORE
Q. You love teaching, and you love biological control. What brought you to the point of pursuing a Ph.D. in entomology?
A. I’ve wanted to pursue my Ph.D. since getting my master’s in Entomology in 2012. I don’t think I ever intended ... READ MORE
While ambrosia is often called the “food of the gods”, when it is attached to the ambrosia beetle, it is not so heavenly. In fact, ambrosia beetles are taking advantage of freeze-damaged trees in our area as they bore in and reproduce ... READ MORE
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping program is full of progressive ideas on how to manage landscapes with less water, less pesticides, and more benefits to wildlife. One of these strategies is rethinking our lawns. With the increasing government ... READ MORE
Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.
Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE
Are you interested in growing vegetables in your back yard? Watch this video where Commissioner Emily Bonilla visits the UF/IFAS Extension Orange County center and gets a tour from Florida-Friendly Landscaping Agent Tia Silvasy. Tia shows ... READ MORE
Ask Wakulla Master Gardener Volunteer
To provide small packets of seasonally appropriate seeds to encourage members of the community to get started to try growing their own vegetable plants from seed.
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