The mining bees or adrenids are often seen in areas of landscapes that have little ground vegetation and loose soil. They are also commonly seen in North Florida turf areas while grass is still dormant.
After mating, the female bee will excavate ... READ MORE
BEWARE! AFTER THIS CLASS, YOU WILL NEVER LOOK AT PALMS THE SAME AGAIN!
Palms are popular plants that represent a slice of Florida paradise! There is a science to growing pretty palms that will thrive in Florida, from wild places to managed ... READ MORE
Looking to do something inexpensive and outdoorsy this holiday season? Why not take a turn through a demonstration garden, courtesy of the University of Florida.
UF/IFAS Extension offers demonstration gardens throughout the state, and most ... READ MORE
The Cabbage Palm aka Sabal Palm (Sabal palmetto) is a native Floridian and was designated as the 'Florida State Tree' in 1953. The Sabal Palm has also been designated as the state tree in South Carolina. Like other palmettos, its flowers ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Intern Sarah Marc & Urban Horticulture Agent/CED Lorna Bravo
What is the UF/IFAS Extension Summer Internship Program?
The summer internship program collaborates with the Florida Cooperative ... READ MORE
One of a handful of native palms, the Scrub Palmetto (Sabal etonia) is a smaller and less common relative to the ubiquitous Sabal Palmetto (also known as the Cabbage Palm). It is slow-growing and like the Saw Palmetto, produces berries which ... READ MORE
The limited pesticide applicator's licenses allow the licensed applicator to apply pesticides to landscapes around buildings. There are 2 primary limited pesticide applicators licenses:
Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (LCLM) for ... READ MORE
June offers hotter temperatures, humidity and possible thunderstorm activity. In addition, school is out and many people take time to go on vacation. This leaves less time for landscape and garden chores. But there are things to do in the June ... READ MORE
Growing up, we are taught to save water by turning the faucet off while we brush our teeth, or by taking short showers instead of baths. Every bit of saved water is important, but recent research indicates that water use in our yards can really ... READ MORE
IntroductionHello everyone! My name is Tia Silvasy, and I am the new Residential Horticulture/Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Extension Agent in Hillsborough County! I started this position in December 2022 and wanted to take a moment ... READ MORE