The firecracker plant is a weeping shrub with a very unique look. The lanky, multi-stemmed, three- to four-foot-long branches are often covered in bright red tubular flowers from spring through early winter. Maybe you have a firecracker ... READ MORE
I have always liked Fakahatchee grass because it is easy to grow, looks great, and fits into every landscape. It is a pretty big plant at maturity and can grow up to five feet tall and wide. However, there is a smaller model called the ... READ MORE
Hey Pros! I know you are always looking to up your game. And practice makes perfect!
That saying holds true for golfers, superintendents, and other golf professionals alike. Now, you can up your game by taking the Best Management Practices ... READ MORE
I could not be more excited to share this highly anticipated, long awaited UF/IFAS Extension Palm Short Course in Orlando and in person! Palms are prized in the landscape and people notice when they look pathetic. There is a science to growing ... READ MORE
Very cold weather is expected to hit south Florida beginning this weekend. Freezing temperatures and wind chills in the 20s are possible for a large portion of southern Florida.
What Could Happen to your Plants if Temperatures Drop Below ... READ MORE
Horticulture is HUGE in Florida, and FNGLA is the oldest and largest association targeting the needs of the environmental horticulture industry in Florida. FNGLA stands for the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association. With a whopping ... READ MORE
Our crape myrtles have their good years and their less good years, but 2021 has been pretty good for this flowering tree in Charlotte County! Crape myrtle blooms are popping right now catching the eye in both residential landscapes and in ... READ MORE
Looking for ways to earn Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit this summer? Join UF/IFAS for our Diseases of Ornamentals and Fungicide Resistance Training on June 5, 2020.
The training will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. during ... READ MORE
By Ralph E. Mitchell
When is a plant a weed? A plant is a weed when we feel it is out of place. In some instances, a plant can be a weed as well as a colorful ornamental, a valued grain plant and a leafy spinach substitute. Amaranth ... READ MORE
By Ralph E. Mitchell
Coffee is a favorite beverage for much of the world. In addition to this attribute, coffee plants can also be considered ornamental and novel in regards to your backyard landscape. Small coffee seedlings are often grown ... READ MORE