There are a number of controllable factors that combine to create a tree healthy enough to fruit. A healthy tree must have a strong root system, adequate light, proper pruning, proper nutrition, the right age, proper pollination, no mechanical ... READ MORE
WHO: Faculty and administrators from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), along with landscape industry professionals.
WHAT: Scott Angle, UF vice president for agriculture and natural resources ... READ MORE
A garden often succeeds or fails before the first seed is planted. Many would-be gardeners have struggled for years or decades with unproductive gardens in Florida without realizing they hold all the keys to success.
The first thing to consider ... READ MORE
Survey of Fertilizer Products in Lee County, Florida
In recent years, many municipalities in Florida have taken steps to reduce surface water runoff and leaching of fertilizers containing nitrogen and phosphorus from residential neighborhoods ... READ MORE
With all the rain and increased humidity levels lately, disease is on the rise and many of your plants may be showing it. One problem I have encountered in my community gardens is bacterial spot disease or leaf spot. This bacterial disease is ... READ MORE