The University of Florida IFAS Extension Online Learning Catalog has a brand new category, Forest Resources and Management. This will be the portal on which to access the online educational content developed by UF extension faculty and staff ... READ MORE
In celebration of World Wetlands Day, celebrated on February 2nd, we will continue our exploration of the world of bog gardening. In one of my previous blogs, Introducing the Bog, we learned that bogs are poorly drained areas, rich in accumulated ... READ MORE
Hydrilla, love it or hate it…you must respect it.
At the most basic level, all plants use sunlight to turn nutrients and carbon dioxide into growth. The simple fact is this: some plants grow faster because they are just better at doing ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County and beyond!
Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application.
That means ... READ MORE
Did you know that one of the TOP 5 issues found at the University of Florida Plant Diagnostic Center is “No Disease Detected”? Basically, that means the plant issue is something other than a pest or disease. That also means more pesticides ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
To make a difference concerning the issues surrounding water quality and quantity in our urban landscapes, we must understand how we interact and connect with ... READ MORE
PRESCRIBED FIRE AWARENESS WEEK COMING UP
Prescribed fire is a safe way to apply a natural process, ensure ecosystem health and reduce wildfire risk. Prescribed fire is safely applied by a team of fire experts under specified weather conditions ... READ MORE
Water hyacinth is a free-floating plant that produces a showy and very attractive blue/purple flower. As they bunch together and bloom, it provides a picturesque setting for any water garden. At least, that was the thought when these plants ... READ MORE
Written by Adam Searles, a Ph.D. student in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment
The Nature Coast Biological Station has facilitated a plethora of field- and classroom-based opportunities for students at UF. A highlight of ... READ MORE
41st Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival: The Cortez Kind are Getting Ready to Party with a Purpose!
Every February for the past four decades, people have gathered in one of Florida’s last true fishing villages to celebrate the cultural ... READ MORE