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Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/16/21.


October 30, 2021

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. Fertilizer is regulated because ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Applicator, Best Management Practices, Best Prectices, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer, Fertilizer Applicator, Fertilizer License, Florida Friendly, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Hwooten, Landscape, Plants, Turf, Turfgrass
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Take the pledge – Prevent “muhly mutilation!”


September 22, 2021

Public Service Announcement: YOU can help prevent "muhly mutilation!" Every year, just as the fall muhly grass extravaganza is about to begin... ...an unfortunate (but fully preventable) horror-show occurs. And this one isn't related to ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: #FloridaFallColor, #RightPlantRightPlace, Best Practices, Design Tips, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, GI-BMP, Landscapes, Landscaping, Ornamental Grass, Pruning, Right Place, Right Plant, Seasonal, Seasonal Color

Consider Getting Vaccinated Before the Holiday Season!


August 2, 2021

Think about the holidays this year and have these dates in mind for peace of mind! I think we all need laughter and hugs, a turkey overdose, and some quality family time together spent yelling at the football game on TV. Before that, maybe you ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cflandscapes, COVID, Covid-19, Employees, Employers, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Landscape, Landscapers, Lanw Maintenance, Lawn, Lawn Maintenance Business, Lawnworkers, PCO, Pest Management, Pesticide Applicators, Planning, Professional, Vaccine
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Why Florida Needs More GI-BMP and FFL


November 6, 2020

When I first started at UF/IFAS, these acronyms meant nothing to me. It took me some time to really understand what they stood for. Now, I see how important they are. GI-BMP stands for “Green Industries Best Management Practices": “What, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Algae Bloom, Birds, Donna Torrey, FDACS, Fertilizer License, FFL, Florida Friendly, GI-BMP, LUF, Newsletter, Newsletter2, Pesticide Licenses, Pollution, Water Conservation

Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/10/20.


November 3, 2020

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. Fertilizer is regulated because ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Cflandscapes, Fertilizer Ordinance, Florida, GI-BMP, GIBMP, Green Industries, Green Industries Best Management Practices, Hwooten, Law, Local Fertilizer Ordinance, Orange County, Required, Trained Applicator, Training, Urban Fertilizer

Green Industries, Best Management Practices Workshop: June 15, 2018


May 31, 2018

Extension offers lawn and landscape workshop The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension will offer a Green Industries Best Management Practices Workshop from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Agricultural Center, 3100 E. ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Fertilizer, GI-BMP, Pesticide Training, Workshop

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