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Weed Control in Landscape Planting Beds


June 10, 2020

Welcome to Weed Science Wednesday, a weekly series aimed at helping homeowners and horticulture professionals better identify and manage common landscape weeds in Florida. Weed control is one of the most expensive and time-consuming aspects ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Apopka, Chris Marble, Edis, Environmental Horticulture, Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, MREC, Mulch, UF, Weed Control, Weed Management, Weed Science, Weed Wednesday, Yuvraj Khamare
Insectary Plants

Using Insectary Plants to Attract Pest Predators


June 4, 2020

Got pests? Hate chemicals? Would you like to deploy an army of garden good guys to fight the bad bugs? There are many plants that are known for luring good bugs to your garden. Here in Florida, we have a few unique problems and predators that ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aphids, Beneficial Insects, Dill, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Herbs, Home Landscapes, Insectary Plants, IPM, Ocextension, Pests, Pollinators, Sunflower, Tsilvasy, Vegetables

EDIS Update: Marketing Florida-Friendly Landscapes to Florida Homeowners


August 20, 2019

Florida-Friendly Landscapes (FFL) is a program unique to the state that provides information to homeowners about installing sustainable landscapes that require less water, attracts wildlife and are better for the environment. Many residents ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Edis, FFL, Florida Friendly, Home Landscapes, Marketing

Aphids are the vampires of the plant world


August 13, 2019

July 18, 2019 Horror movies have, for over a century, featured a pantheon of destructive creatures rampaging through the world. Their characteristic have varied over the decades, but they always manage to return. In recent years zombies ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Aphids, Bugs, Garden, General Information, Home Landscapes, Insects, Landscape, Lawn, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
New Guinea Flatworm showing eyespot

Invasive Alert! Meet the New Guinea Flatworm


July 23, 2018

By Joshua Kutyna, Indian River Extension Program Assistant for Christine Kelly-Begazo There is an invader amongst us, and it goes by the name of Platydemus manokwari. Better known as the New Guinea flatworm, this alien aggressor is a ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Christine Kelly-Begazo, Commercial Crop Production, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Indian River County, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease

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