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Water Conservation in Polk County


June 14, 2022

Our water resources are stretched today providing us with water for our homes, our crops, factories, businesses, and nature. Unfortunately, today's problem will only continue as the population of Central Florida grows. As we look for other water ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn, Water
Tags: Conservation, Florida Lawns, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Lawn And Garden, Plants, Polk County, Saving Water, Water, Water Conservation
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Urban Trees, Pollen, and Allergenicity


April 4, 2022

Today is the day. A friend who moved away years ago is returning for a visit, and you can hardly wait to get outside with your picnic basket. Until you see it: the coat of pollen all over your car. You and your friend both have allergies. Still, ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Landscape Trees, Lawn And Garden, Pollen, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Urban Forestry
Florida lawn Photo credit: Anne Yasalonis, UF/IFAS Extension

La Licencia de Pesticidas que Necesitas en la Industria Verde de la Florida (GI)


November 2, 2021

Florida tiene más de 30 tipos diferentes de licencias de pesticidas. A veces resulta confuso comprender qué licencia se necesita para un aplicador de pesticidas específico. Aquí en el estado la Florida, para certificarte como aplicador de ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Español, Florida Lawns, GIBMP, Lawn And Garden, LCLM, LLO, Ornamental And Turf, PCO Lawn & Ornamental, Pesticide Training, Pesticides
Florida lawn Photo credit: Anne Yasalonis, UF/IFAS Extension

The Pesticide License You Need in the Florida Green Industry (GI)


November 2, 2021

Florida has more than 30 different types of pesticide licenses. Sometimes it is confusing to understand what license is needed for a specific pesticide applicator. Here in Florida, to be a certify pesticide applicator in the Green Industry, ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Florida Lawns, GIBMP, Lawn And Garden, LCLM, LLO, Ornamental And Turf, PCO Lawn & Ornamental, Pesticide Training, Pesticides

In The Garden Now: Vegetable Economics

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October 21, 2016

      By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director Vegetable gardening has many highly desirable benefits. These range from it being a good source of exercise, an opportunity to produce fresh produce which may be ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Extension, Garden, Lawn & Garden, Lawn And Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Vegetable, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, What's In The Garden

In The Garden Now: Heirlooms

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August 13, 2016

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director As the old saying goes “August weather is fit for neither man nor beast,” and it is not making gardening a lot of fun either. High humidity, 90 degree plus temperature, and a bumper crop ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Extension, Garden, Heirlooms, Lawn & Garden, Lawn And Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Plants, Vegetable, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, What's In The Garden

In The Garden Now: Eggplants

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August 4, 2016

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director, and Gohar Umar, FAMU Horticulture Specialist. The summer temperatures have transformed the vegetable gardens of Wakulla County. The daily 90 degree plus thermometer readings and ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Eggplant, Extension, Garden, Gohar Umar, Lawn & Garden, Lawn And Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Wakulla County Extension, What's In The Garden

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