Cold nights in Central Florida
After some cold nights, there have been some areas of our county which have received freeze damage, while others have escaped. If you are in one of the unlucky areas, and have some cold-sensitive plants, what ... READ MORE
There were quite a few cold nights during January and February this year and many of our landscape plants suffered frost and/or freeze damage. But what does that look like and what should you do about it?
Frost and freeze can look very ... READ MORE
While central Florida offers year-round gardening, it is not unusual for brief, but devastating cold temperatures to occur in the months of January and February. These brief periods can be very frustrating as we witness plant damage from brutal ... READ MORE
We had a few chilly nights this January, which has prompted many calls to the plant clinic about cold damaged plants. Here in Central Florida it is tempting to grow many tropicals that are marginal to our area. The result of this practice is ... READ MORE
January and February are the coldest months in Florida, and plants can be damaged by low temperatures. But with your help, cold damaged plants can often recover.
After a freeze, check the soil around your plants. Plants may not be getting ... READ MORE
A: I know it is frustrating to have the landscape not look perfect. We have been spoiled by the last five to six years of warm winter temperatures which only occasionally reached the low thirties. However, most of us knew this kind of freezing ... READ MORE
Palms can be difficult to manage in Northwest Florida. To have healthy palms it is important to think about possible cold temperatures, disease, and nutrient needs of palms. The panhandle of Florida was blasted with cold this winter and it ... READ MORE
This week, Northwest Florida is once again receiving some bitter cold temperatures. The freezing weather two weeks ago resulted in some cold damage to some local citrus trees. Cold injured citrus trees can take a while to become evident.
What ... READ MORE