The Importance of Winter Pruning:
Welcome to the end months of winter, where the chill in the air signals not only a change in the weather but also a crucial time for winter maintenance in your landscape. One of the key practices for ensuring ... READ MORE
Water quality and quantity are issues that cross all political and economic boundaries in Florida. When blue-green algae and red tides occur, they make front-page news and keep these challenges top-of-mind for all Floridians.
Agriculture ... READ MORE
Communities are hungry for urban food production.
Engagement continues at an all-time high when there is opportunity to grow food in containers, hydroponic systems, rooftops, community gardens and any available green space. Why? Urban ... READ MORE
We would love to C.E.U. in person at CEU Day! You know you need CEUs, so come hang out with experienced Extension Agents to talk plants, palms, and pests in a comfortable and engaging environment. Plus, virtually, we cannot hear the laughter ... READ MORE
Hannah Baker attributes her love of cattle to one moment as a child.
“My great-grandfather took us out to see twin calves that had been born from one of his mama cows,” said Baker, who was raised in Adel, Georgia. “That was when I knew ... READ MORE
It is true that swampy Florida has a dry season, and the landscape is typically thirstiest in April. No April showers here! There is a season to apply more water and calibrate the system, and there is a season to back off the irrigation. If ... READ MORE
If you do landscape maintenance, or own a landscape design company, perhaps you strive to be a cut above the rest? If so, then becoming a Florida-Friendly landscaping professional may be for you!
The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ ... READ MORE
Why use soil moisture sensors?
Farmers have to carefully manage water supply for their crops. Too much or too little irrigation can damage or stress the crop, making it more vulnerable to weed competition, insect pests, and/or disease. Additionally, ... READ MORE
Since 1921, the UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC) has built a rich history and world-class reputation for its commitment to growers, promoting sustainable agricultural systems and protecting South Florida’s natural ... READ MORE
That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. In Orange County, Florida, there ... READ MORE