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A bug is afoot – a leaf-footed bug


March 28, 2018

By Ralph E. Mitchell One spring/summer plant pest that really bugs me is the leaf-footed bug. Just as its name implies, the back legs of this insect have leaf-like projections easily seen by the naked eye. The leaf-footed bug attacks many ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Beans, Citrus, Crape Myrtles, Hemiptera, Hibiscus, Ixora, Leaf Footed Bug, Lychee, Nuisance, Okra, Pecans, Peppers, Roses, Stink Bug, Tomatoes

Time to Prep for Spring Vegetable Gardening!


February 5, 2018

Did you know that you can grow vegetables year round in Florida? The trick is knowing that summer really isn’t a good time for most veggies. A few, like sweet potatoes and okra, do well in the summer heat, but spring and fall are our most ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brassicas, Cauliflower, Fall, Gardening, Greens, Kale, Microgreens, Mustard, Okra, Overseeded, Peppers, Season, Sweet Potato, Tomatoes, Veggie Gardening, Winter

Bacterial Leaf Spot


June 16, 2017

With all the rain and increased humidity levels lately, disease is on the rise and many of your plants may be showing it. One problem I have encountered in my community gardens is bacterial spot disease or leaf spot. This bacterial disease is ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Bacterial Leaf Spot, Community Gardens, Fertilizers, Florida, Gardens, Peppers, Pesticides, Summer, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Warm Season

Peppers Get Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Too!


July 7, 2016

Peppers and tomatoes are in the same plant family – solanaceae or more commonly known as the nightshade family – and can be susceptible to some of the same diseases. This is true of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV). The solanaceae family ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Disease, Edible Landscape, General Gardening, Insects, Integrated Pest Management, Panhandle Gardening, Pepper Disease, Peppers, Pests, Ring Spot On Pepper, Thrips, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus, TSWV, Vegetable Gardening

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