Today is June 30, and hurricane season has already begun. Summer rainfall and excess water will saturate the soil, harming the tree's roots and, consequently, the entire tree. Citrus requires oxygen for respiration and growth, just like other ... READ MORE
Interested in learning more about private wells and septic systems in Florida? The UF/IFAS Extension Central District Water Resources program is hosting a series of four webinars for Florida homeowners interested in learning more about your ... READ MORE
As you probably know the hurricane season started last week and right after that we had heavy rainfall in our area. Almost all citrus groves are located on high water tables with poor drained soils. With recent heavy rainfall, now the soil is ... READ MORE
After major storm events, initial clean-up focuses on broken branches, blown over trees, and anything in the landscape displaced by the wind and water. However, did you know some of the damage make take much longer to show up. This is especially ... READ MORE
As Hurricane Michael was barreling through the Panhandle region, wasp populations were at their highest of the year. Winds and flooding destroyed many of the nests of paper wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets and now wasps may be aggressive ... READ MORE
When tropical systems threaten you, what should you do? Preparation in the landscape can be key to protect your investment in your property and personal safety during hurricane season.
Prepare Well in Advance
One key idea to preparing ... READ MORE