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Steps to Solve Plant Problem May Include Visit to Plant Clinic


March 23, 2022

Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.   Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Landscape Problems, Lawn Problems, Lawn Weeds, Pest Insects, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Plant Disease

My Two Cents About Dollarweed


January 19, 2021

How to recognize it: Dollarweed is a moisture-loving plant that can be hard to manage in lawns and landscape beds. Also know as pennywort, Dollarweed (Hydrocotyle spp.), is a warm-season perennial weed. It is named because of its silver-dollar-shaped ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: #northfloridagardening, Gardening, Lawn Weeds, Native Plants, Pollinators And Beneficial Insects, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, Weed Management

Doveweed (Murdannia nudiflora) Control in Warm-Season Turfgrass Species


July 14, 2015

Doveweed is an aggressive, naturalized summer annual weed that rapidly invades warm-season turfgrass species, especially in residential lawns, and few herbicides can effectively control it. Because of these challenges, a well-designed management ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Agronomy Department, Commelinaceae (taxonomic Family), J.Bryan Unruh, Lawn Weeds, Ramon G. Leon, West Florida REC

Florida-friendly Landscaping Tip: Water Efficiently


July 6, 2015

Is this plant growing in your yard? Dollarweed (Hydrocotyle umbellata) growing in a lawn is a sign of being too wet and/or being overwatered. This native plant typically grows in our local wetlands. Following the 2nd principle of Florida-Friendly ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Dollarweed, Florida Friendly, Lawn Problems, Lawn Weeds, Over-watering, Sarasota County, UF IFAS Extension, Water Efficiently

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