Existen múltiples plagas que pueden tener un efecto negativo en nuestros cultivos y plantas ornamentales. Una de estas plagas son los pulgones. Los pulgones son pequeños insectos que se consideran plagas en todo el mundo. Tienen un cuerpo ... READ MORE
There are multiple pests that can have a negative effect on our crops and ornamental plants. One of these pests are aphids. Aphids are small insects that are considered pests around the world. They have a soft body, shaped like a pear, and depending ... READ MORE
Got pests? Hate chemicals? Would you like to deploy an army of garden good guys to fight the bad bugs? There are many plants that are known for luring good bugs to your garden. Here in Florida, we have a few unique problems and predators that ... READ MORE
July 18, 2019
Horror movies have, for over a century, featured a pantheon of destructive creatures rampaging through the world. Their characteristic have varied over the decades, but they always manage to return.
In recent years zombies ... READ MORE
Aphids are a very common garden pest. They feed by piercing leaves and sucking out the juices. This can cause leaves to crinkle and curl, especially on new flushes of growth.
Aphids excrete a fluid that contains a lot of sugars. ... READ MORE
I spotted a podocarpus in a landscape with attractive curly new growth. I thought to myself, "is this a new variety with a unique characteristic?" As I came in for a closer look, I saw the telltale signs of aphids.
The podocarpus aphid is ... READ MORE
A common question that UF IFAS Extension Services answers for residents of Flagler is, what is causing a black, soot like substance to accumulate on plant leaves. To get to the answer it may be helpful to look at the situation as a plant detective. ... READ MORE
As I start planning for the fall planting season, not only am I starting transplants of cool season vegetables and getting ready to plant, I also am getting prepared for the pests that will attack my crops. I am anticipating during the beginning ... READ MORE