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
Fertilizer Black Out Season Video click here
Fertilizer Ordinance Resources
Fertilizer Ordinance Brochure
Manatee County Government Fertilizer webpage
Required Landscape Best Management Practices training for all landscape professionals
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Are you looking to hire a landscaper? Knowing what to look for will help you get the most for your money. Many homeowners or homeowner associations evaluate their landscape professional on price alone. We know how to compare prices, however, ... READ MORE
A pesticide licensee or limited certificate holder must notify a person on the "Registry of Persons Requiring Prior Notification of the Application of Pesticides" at least 24 hours prior to the application of the pesticide.
Who to Notify? (the ... READ MORE
Epiphytes are “air” plants, including moss, that survive on moisture and nutrients in the atmosphere. Several epiphytic plants, like Spanish moss, ball moss, and lichen, are common to the Florida landscape and the southeast United States. ... READ MORE
June 1st starts the Nitrogen restrictive season. No nitrogen applications allowed until September 30th please see the Manatee County Fertilizer Ordinance for more information.
Applications of fertilizer that has an analysis (N-P-K) on ... READ MORE
Are You Spreading Problems in the Landscape? Factsheet (PDF)
Pruning equipment can spread disease in the landscape if not properly cleaned and disinfected. By disinfecting gardening tools on a regular basis, you can help prevent the spread ... READ MORE
Spring is here, Landscape Professionals, be sure you have the licenses you need and are current with your CEUs!
Fertilizer Best Management Practices (License) Classes and CEUs Click on class title to register:
Mar 23 Landscape BMP ... READ MORE