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
The 2023 JOANN Loves 4-H campaign, now through May 1
Spark creativity for young people in your community while doing some creating of your own! When you shop at your local JOANN store, you can support 4-H at the register. 100% supports 4-H, ... 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
A natural disaster can significantly impact a family's financial life. For example, in the aftermath of a hurricane, flood, or other incident, families often face skyrocketing costs for repairs and replacements that can significantly disrupt ... READ MORE
Occasionally our Extension Office receives phone calls from apartment and condominium owners concerned about cockroach populations in their apartment and their apartment complex. All it takes is one resident or one vendor to unknowingly introduce ... 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
Florida homeowners with a private well or septic system are invited to learn more about their home water and wastewater management systems through free webinars hosted by UF/IFAS experts.
WHO: UF/IFAS water resources regional specialized ... READ MORE
Have you ever witnessed a pesticide application and wondered, should they be doing that? According to the law (FIFRA) pesticide misuse is, “the use of a pesticide in a way that violates laws regulating their use or endangers humans or the ... READ MORE
The 4-H Youth Development program focuses on teaching critical life skills like communication, responsibility, leadership, citizenship, to name a few. Our motto is "Learn by Doing", and we believe this approach truly helps youth master the skills ... READ MORE