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CEU Series: Landscape University!


December 15, 2020

How do you identify pest insects? What kind of nutritional problems are common on palms? What happens to herbicides after they are applied? What is biological control? What are some best management practices for turf? This six-week webinar series ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bugs, CEU, CEUs, Cflandscapes, Class, Commercial, Commercial Horticulture, Education, Grass, Horticulture, Hwooten, Licensing, Limited, Palm, Palms, Pesticide, Pesticides, Pests, Plants

Florida Chapter of ISA Infuses UF/IFAS Arboriculture Research with $320K in Grants


November 8, 2019

DAVIE, Fla. --- A lethal plant hopper species is slowly killing our Florida landscape of palm trees. Meanwhile, there are wood-decaying fungi causing several urban tree species to develop root and trunk rot affecting their stability. While ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arborists, Brian Bahder, Florida Chapter ISA, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Ganoderma, Invasive, ISA, Jason Smith, Lethal Bronzing, Palms, Root Rot, Southeast Florida, Trees, UF-IFAS
Palm trees being blown by the winds of an approaching storm. Severe weather, rain, beach, coast. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

Palm Pruning: Shear Instincts


October 2, 2018

By Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County Agriculture Extension Agent Pruning palm trees seems like a simple enough endeavor, but we may instinctively get a bit too excited with those pruning tools. It’s no mistake that we all favor ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Christine Kelly-Begazo, Indian River County, Palm Pruning, Palm Pruning Tips, Palms
Scrub Palm

Q and A: I have heard that there are 12 Florida native palms, but only two that are endemic to Florida. What are the names of these two palms?


February 2, 2018

From T. Bates, by email Answer Although there are 12 palms native to Florida, only two have been determined to be endemic to Florida. A plant native to Florida may also be native to other locations outside of Florida most often to the West ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Horticulture, Lee County, Miami Palm, Palms, Sabal Etonia, Sabal Miamiensis, Sabal Palmetto, Scrub Palm, Stephen Brown

Palm Reading- Identifying and preventing the spread of the first confirmed case of lethal TPPD in Seminole County


January 31, 2018

Scouting Palm Issues Palms trees are the icons of the Florida landscape. With eleven beautiful palms native to Florida’s subtropical climate, it is easy to see why people brought many palms from around the world here to thrive. Though palms ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Continuing Education, Horticulture, Landscape, Palm, Palm Decline, Palms, Sylvester Palm, Texas Phoenix Palm Decline

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