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Fungi in Your Landscape

Fungi of all sorts are common in Florida’s warm wet climate. We notice them most when they decide to cause problems such as black spot on roses, brown spots in our lawn, spots on leaves or grass blades,… Read More

Lethal Viral Necrosis of Floratam St. Augustinegrass: Also Called Sugarcane Mosaic Virus

Lethal Viral Necrosis (LVN), caused by Sugarcane Mosaic Virus, kills Floratam lawns within three years of infection.  Floratam, by far is the most popular cultivar of St. Augustinegrass used in Florida.  Cooler late summer/fall and winter temperatures usually… Read More

Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ – Recycle yard waste

Mention the word “recycle,” and many people automatically leap to thinking of glass, plastic, paper, aluminum and the range of consumer materials we acquire every day. But there’s another recyclable that many of us overlook, one that plays… Read More

Your Florida Garden in “Winter”

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County It’s almost winter, even though we have had balmy weather lately. While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions present several challenges… Read More