Authored by Amanda Decker
UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern
Graduating UF CALS December, 2022
B.S. Plant Science specialization in Plant Breeding and Genetics
What Makes Gardening in Florida so Different?
Many gardeners, ... READ MORE
Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.
Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE
Plants can help us overcome stress in a variety of ways, but did you realize your plant can exhibit stress symptoms as well. A stressed plant is more susceptible to insect and disease problems. Here are ten ways you may unknowingly ... READ MORE
Join UF/IFAS Extension Polk County experts for an on-demand series of five, 15-minute online educational workshops to help you plan and prepare for the Florida summer rainy season outdoors. Topics include the Ins and Outs of Your Irrigation ... READ MORE
Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! returns; New topics, same virtual format
February 1, 2021
By: Kirsten Romaguera, 352-294-3313, firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-time and aspiring green thumbs can ask the experts their gardening questions when ... READ MORE
Pythium is an oomycete pathogen that can infect artichokes.
Globe artichokes (Cynara scolymus) are not currently a commonly grown crop in Florida. California represents 99% of globe artichoke production in the United States. However, Florida ... READ MORE
Summer rains have begun. It is hot, muggy and buggy, and to top it all off, the chances of plant disease increases during our rainy season. While this may all seem overwhelming, there are ways to control and even prevent damage to your plants ... READ MORE
Cercospora is a common leaf spot of Brassicas and other plant families.
The organism Cercospora is a fungal disease that causes defoliation of many plant species. Symptoms are seen on the leaves and are often gray in color, and may have ... READ MORE
It's flu season! Hopefully, you have gotten the flu vaccine for you and your family this year. If not, there's still time. While you may or may not catch the flu this year, some folks wonder if it's possible for them to transmit viruses to plants ... READ MORE