McCormick, Kaydie, Woodard, Chelsea, McIntyre, Tina, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, 250 W. County Home Road, Sanford, FL
Situation: Many of the integrated pest management (IPM) principles used in the home and garden to encourage beneficial ... READ MORE
Article by Kaydie McCormick, Residential Horticulture Agent & Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator and amazing arthropods identifier at the UF/IFAS Extension in Seminole County.
Amazing Arthropods of Florida
During July I had a chance ... READ MORE
We often get questions in the plant clinic about problems with turf, and how a homeowner can get a turf diagnosis. This blog post is all about your options through UF/IFAS Extension when dealing with turf issues.
Turf Diagnosis Options
Free ... READ MORE
We had a few chilly nights this January, which has prompted many calls to the plant clinic about cold damaged plants. Here in Central Florida it is tempting to grow many tropicals that are marginal to our area. The result of this practice is ... READ MORE
Recently I was invited by our 4-H Agent Chelsea Woodard to help out with a Bug Club at a local Elementary School. In four sessions we had a chance to teach kindergarten through 5th grade students all about insects in Florida. We had a class ... READ MORE
This week in the Plant Clinic we had a question from a resident on what Pre-Emergent Herbicide he should use to take care of weeds in his lawns. Pre-emergent herbicides work by inhibiting the growth of seeds, keeping them from sprouting for ... READ MORE
This week at the Seminole County Plant Clinic we heard from a resident interested in starting a Vegetable Garden.
Vegetable Gardening in Florida can be very different from gardening in other states.
When to Plant
Our season starts ... READ MORE