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Fall Plant Care for the Entertainment Season


November 15, 2021

It is officially Fall. We have been given an extra hour of sleep. And we have been robbed of several degrees of warmth. We now have great weather for sipping warm drinks and working on our landscapes for the "Entertainment Season." Careful ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, Water
Tags: Cold Protection, Fertilize Appropriately, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Holiday Plantings, Orchids & Cold, Plant Protection Recommendations, Tropical Plants, Water Wisely, Watering For Cold Protection
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Cold Protection for Landscape Plants — After the Event


December 11, 2020

Many of us know what to do to protect our landscape plants before a cold event by the instructions you get from the Certified Meteorologists at your local television station. Usually we will water the plants well, both in-ground plants and containerized ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Cold Protection, Exploration Gardens, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Horticulture, Plants

My Florida Farm Weather: On-site decision making support


March 30, 2018

Weather-related information is essential to Florida’s agricultural producers for making important decisions regarding the use of water for irrigation and cold protection. Since the mid 1990’s, The Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Irrigation, Water, Weather

Citrus Freeze Damage: Symptoms and Recovery


January 26, 2018

Citrus trees are evergreen, never become fully dormant and cannot withstand temperatures as low as those tolerated by deciduous trees. However, citrus trees can become preconditioned or acclimated to cool air temperatures that occur in late ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Freeze Damge, Recovery, Symptoms

Cold Protection of Florida Citrus: Microsprinkler Irrigation


January 25, 2018

Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts. More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability, and price. Thus, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Citrus, Cold, Cold Protection, Freeze, Grove, Protection

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