The Ornamental and Turfgrass Pesticide Applicators License is for people who apply pesticides to lawns and ornamentals in parks, golf courses, athletic fields, and cemeteries. To obtain this license, pesticide applicators must pass both the ... READ MORE
With summer’s heat still simmering in Florida and in many parts of the United States, people may be tempted to water their lawns and take more showers.
Beth Robertson, water conservation specialist for UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, is ... READ MORE
Norms beat knowledge when it comes to irrigating homeowners’ lawns, new University of Florida research shows.
For example, science tells us that if you replace at least one-third of the irrigated area of your yard or landscape with non-irrigated ... READ MORE
It is mid-June. The weather in Jacksonville | northeast Florida continues to be hot and dry. However, the National Weather Service predicts above average precipitation for June through August. So, what should we homeowners in northeast Florida ... READ MORE
I have always liked Fakahatchee grass because it is easy to grow, looks great, and fits into every landscape. It is a pretty big plant at maturity and can grow up to five feet tall and wide. However, there is a smaller model called the ... READ MORE
Drip, or micro-irrigation, is a great choice for landscape beds. It is up to 50% more water-efficient than a traditional sprinkler system, and it provides water directly to the plant instead of applying spray in a "one size fits all" pattern.
These ... READ MORE
Hey Pros! I know you are always looking to up your game. And practice makes perfect!
That saying holds true for golfers, superintendents, and other golf professionals alike. Now, you can up your game by taking the Best Management Practices ... READ MORE
Horticulture is HUGE in Florida, and FNGLA is the oldest and largest association targeting the needs of the environmental horticulture industry in Florida. FNGLA stands for the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association. With a whopping ... READ MORE
Winter months can be tricky when it comes to feeding your pregnant or lactating beef cows in Florida. The changing day length, and weather patterns limit grazing options in farms that rely on summer perennial grasses. In Florida summer grasses ... READ MORE
Turfgrass dominates Central Florida landscapes. The living green carpet provides plenty of benefits, but turf can be a thirsty bug buffet demanding time, money, and expertise. Did you know that we put more than half of our drinking water in ... READ MORE