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Blackberries for your Edible Landscape

April 21, 2023

Blackberries (Rubus spp.) will not quickly jump into your mind when you think of fruit production in Florida. In fact, when you do think of blackberries, you will most likely envision viny plants infiltrating your gardens and attacking you with ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture
Tags: Edible Landscape, Fruit Trees, General Gardening, Horticulture, Perennials, Professional Horticulture, Vegetable Gardening

What Landscape Professionals Need to Know About Avoiding Heat Stress

July 2, 2019

Heat stress can be a major concern for outdoor workers, especially during the summer months. Heat stress can result in heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat rashes. Heat rash and cramps are the mildest forms of heat stress. Heat ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Commercial Horticulture, Farm Management, Heat Stress, Landscape Management, Professional Horticulture, ProHort, Swprohort

Common Live Oak Problems and Solutions

July 26, 2016

  The Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) is one of the most iconic figures of the Deep South. Mentioning the words Live Oak invokes all sorts of romantic nostalgia of yesteryear and the reputation is not unearned. In fact, many Live Oaks still ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Arbor Day, Best Management Practices, Disease, Galls, General Gardening, Insects, Installation, Live Oak, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Pests, Professional Horticulture, Trees

How Do I Easily Determine the Square Footage of My Lawn?

August 19, 2015

When you know that your lawn needs an application of fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide or fungicide, the question becomes how much to buy and put down. For these products, success stems from applying the right amount, not too much or too little. ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Calculate Square Footage, Fertilizer, General Gardening, How To Calculate Amount Of Fertilizer, How To Calculate Square Footage, Lawns, Panhandle Gardening, Pesticide Application, Professional Horticulture, Summer 2015, Technology, Turf

New Resource for IPM of Rose, Camellia and Other Major Shrubs

August 19, 2014

A new IPM guide is making it easier to grow five common southeastern shrubs. Growing five southeastern shrubs is now easier thanks to a free, new IPM resource from the Southern Nursery IPM Working Group. IPM for Shrubs in Southeastern U.S. ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Abelia, Bluebery, Camellia, General Gardening, Green Industry, Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management, Nursery Operations, Ornamental Shrubs, Panhandle Gardening, Professional Horticulture, Propagation, Shrub Rose, Shrubs, Uncategorized, Viburnum

IPM 2-day Workshop, NFREC, Quincy, FL. June 10-11, 2014 13 Pesticide CEUs Available

May 22, 2014

Nursery IPM Workshop   North Florida Research and Education Center May Building Seminar Room and On -site Outdoor Nursery Facilities 155 Research Road Quincy, Florida 32351 June10-11, 2014 Don't miss this hands-on, 2-day workshop focused ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: CEUs, Educational Workshop, Green Industry, IPM Workshop, Panhandle Gardening, Professional Horticulture, Upcoming Events

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