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Weed Science Update: Homeowner Herbicide Considerations, Applications and Selections

With spring weather approaching, many Florida homeowners now find themselves preparing their landscapes and gardens for spring planting. One effective strategy for weed management is the effective application of chemical controls, or herbicides. Our own weed scientist Dr…. Read More

CitraBlue as a Lethal Viral Necrosis Replacement Turf: Consider This…..

Lethal Viral Necrosis (LVN) of Floratam St. Augustinegrass, caused by Sugarcane Mosaic Virus is a severe and very expensive landscape issue in southeastern Florida.  It is also widespread in Pinellas County, Florida and occurs less frequently in a… Read More

Maximize your water use with micro-irrigation!

This past December, our office hosted a webinar on micro-irrigation. We covered the main types of micro-irrigation, what makes it “micro” compared to a standard, in-ground irrigation system, and some basic installation tips for homeowners. Watch the recording… Read More

Perennial Peanut: An Ideal Groundcover for Florida

Alternative lawn lifestyles Tired of the constant upkeep and long-term costs of maintaining your turf? How about the water bill? Do you have concerns about water pollution and nutrient run-off? Have your hard efforts to maintain grass been… Read More

Confusion on Timing of Winter Annual Lawn Weed Control

If you’ve had a history of winter annual weeds in your lawn, the best option is to apply a preemergence herbicide during October. But, winter annual lawn weeds don’t exist yet. They are in the form of seeds… Read More

Chinch Bug Monitoring

If you enjoy a dense green St. Augustinegrass lawn, then you absolutely hate chinch bugs. They are the biggest pest of St. Augstinegrass lawns! Chinch bugs are very small insects that live in your turf that have a… Read More