For plants to be healthy and grow they must use sunlight to produce foods from carbon dioxide and water. This process called photosynthesis involves the plant drawing up water from roots, and leaves taking in CO2 from the air and trapping ... READ MORE
Pruning trees can be tricky. These factsheets can help! The information below can help you with your palm pruning and pruning hardwood trees.
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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