Situation: In many parts of the United States, freeze tolerance of warm season turfgrass is measured by survivability of the turf. In Florida, it is purely aesthetic. Many homeowners desire a non-dormant grass during the winter. While frost ... READ MORE
Situation: During the growing season, eight out of ten lawn problems in Osceola County caused by take-all root rot. The disease is known to affect all warm season turf grass species. Not all turf species are equally susceptible to take-all root ... READ MORE
Ricketts G., Pabon E., UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County
Situation: The UF/IFAS Extension/Osceola County horticulture department was facing challenges in getting clientele to attend horticulture training programs. Methods: The agents conducted ... READ MORE
Felter L., Osborne L., Wooten H., Ricketts G., Marble C., Ali G. UF/IFAS Extension in Orange, Osceola & Seminole Counties, FL.
Objectives: There are 900 nurseries in Central Florida representing over 5500 acres. Many nurseries practice ... READ MORE
Comparison of Fall Establishment of Plugs of Zoysia and St. Augustine Grass in Central Florida
Ricketts G., UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County FL.
Objective: Zoysiagrass and St. Augustinegrass are warm season grasses. The temperature in Central ... READ MORE