The Ornamental and Turfgrass Pesticide Applicators License is for people who apply pesticides to lawns and ornamentals in parks, golf courses, athletic fields, and cemeteries. To obtain this license, pesticide applicators must pass both the ... READ MORE
Palms swaying in the breeze are typically associated with a tropical or subtropical climate but in the plant world, palms have a unique characteristic: because many of them grow with an elevated canopy similar to trees, in lay-terms, palms are ... READ MORE
A common, but often underutilized plant, crossandra is an ideal companion for any landscape that offers part-sun and part-shade conditions. This native to India and Sri Lanka is a perennial evergreen shrub that provides a stunning combination ... READ MORE
What plant does just about every landscape in Charlotte County have that provides colorful flowers, tropical foliage and variety of size that makes this shrub so popular? This shrub is the ixora of course! However, with our predominately ... READ MORE
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