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List of Freshwater Aquatic Plants for Florida


February 14, 2022

This list of Florida native plants will be helpful if you live on the lakefront, a freshwater water body, or are doing a rain garden in a wet spot in your yard. These plants are water loving and live in different zones on the shoreline. While ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Aquatic, Central Florida, Florida, Freshwater, Grasses, Habitat. Trees, Lakefront, Plants, Rain Garden, Water Lillies, Wildlife
Beef cattle in Florida

Feeding Beef Females: Ensuring that no cow is left behind


September 17, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bahia, Beef, Body, Bosques, Bovine, Cattle, Condition, Cool, County, Cow, Crop, Crops, Decision, Extension, Farm, Farming, Fertilizer, Forage, Grass, Grasses, Grazing, Hardee, Heifer, Heifers, IFAS, Jonael, Lactating, Nutrients, Nutrition, Pasture, Perennial, PH, Pregnant, Ranch, Season, Soil, Summer, Supplement, Sustainability, Winter

Native Ornamental Grasses for Central Florida


October 2, 2018

Conversations about grass, do not usually include the use of ornamental grasses. Discussions about grass usually involve the trials and tribulations of maintaining turfgrass and either how green and healthy it looks or the brown spots and ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Elliott's Lovegrass, Fakahatchee Grass, Florida Gama Grass, Gama Grass, Grasses, Lawn And Ornamental, Lovegrass, Muhly Grass, Native Ornamental Grasses, Native Plants, Ornamental Grasses, Purple Lovegrass, Sumter County Demo Garden, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County
food plots

An Intro to Wildlife Food Plots


January 5, 2018

Florida’s ranches are home to more than just the intended livestock, a lot of endangered species seek shelter and food amongst these lands. A lot of these animals act as keystone species and their protection is vital to the overall eco system ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Bainum, Conservation, Cool Season, Crops, Deer Plots, Food, Food Plots, Food Production, Game, Grains, Grasses, Legumes, Plots, Ranch, Vegetation, Wildlife

The David W. Marshall IFAS Extension Office Demonstration Garden


November 6, 2015

Guest Article for the Tallahassee Democrat November 6, 2015 By: Lana Arnold “…that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” is the often quoted Shakespearean line. The “rose “ with a new name is ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Annuals, Grasses, Native Plants, October-December 2015, Orchards, Perennials, Roses, Shrubs, Trees, Tropical Plants, Vegetables Heerbs, Vines And Non-invasive Plants

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