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Common Lawn Issues


June 26, 2018

The first day of summer was June 21, which also happens to be the longest day of the year. The weather has been oppressively hot and humid. Scattered thundershowers have become an almost daily occurrence, creating less time to tackle the weekly ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease,
Tags: Lawns, Sprinklers

Fact Sheets: Fungi on Landscape Plants | Guava Root | Slime Mold | Rusts | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension


June 25, 2018

Fungi on Landscape Plants Guava Rust, Puccinia psidii (Homeowner) (pdf) Guava Rust, Puccinia psidii (Commercial) (pdf) Slime Mold, Fuligo septica (pdf) Plant Disease Lab Reports: July-Sep 2010 Plant Disease Lab Reports: ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Fact Sheet, Factsheet, Fungi, Fungi On Landscape Plants, Fungicides, Guava Root, Lee County, Pesticides, Rusts, Slime Mold, Stephen Brown, Stinkhorn
Citrus Greening

Homeowners Use Natural Enemy to Fight Citrus Greening


June 20, 2018

The UF / IFAS - St. Lucie County Extension requests homeowners to join hands in fighting against the destructive citrus disease, huanglongbing (HLB), or better known as citrus greening. We are coordinating with the Florida Department of Agriculture ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: #beneficialwasp, #citrusgreening, #fruitcrops, HLB, Tamarixia

Fact Sheets: What’s Blooming by the month | Lee County Extension | Stephen Brown


June 3, 2018

What's Blooming? List of Fact Sheets, Power Points and Videos January Peach (Prunus persica) February Flame Vine (Pyrostegia venusta) Walter's Viburnum March Yellow Tabebuia (Tabebuia ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Fact Sheet, Factsheet, Gardening, Horticulture, Lee County, Stephen Brown

Green Industries, Best Management Practices Workshop: June 15, 2018


May 31, 2018

Extension offers lawn and landscape workshop The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension will offer a Green Industries Best Management Practices Workshop from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Agricultural Center, 3100 E. ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Fertilizer, GI-BMP, Pesticide Training, Workshop

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