As the heart of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, a new University of Florida study shows most trees withstand tropical storm winds up to 95 mph in category 1 hurricanes.
But lead study author Andrew Koeser and other UF/IFAS experts ... READ MORE
If you look at trees, especially in Florida’s urban areas, you’ll generally see southern live oaks or cabbage palms. Makes sense. Those are the two most common species in the Sunshine State’s cities.
Indeed, most of America’s cities ... READ MORE
With a device they can make on their own for only $159, arborists can for the most part accurately assess whether people and pedestrians are at risk of danger if a tree falls in your yard. That’s way less than the machines on the market, which ... READ MORE
Trees give us shade to cool off and oxygen to breathe – and they provide Florida cities with $4 billion in benefits a year, collectively, UF/IFAS researchers say.
These include savings in air pollution removal, stormwater runoff and carbon ... READ MORE
Because landscape beds often contain a variety of ornamental plants, shrubs, and trees, using herbicides to control weeds in these areas can be challenging; however, non-herbicidal methods can be labor intensive. This 6-page fact sheet outlines ... READ MORE