2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS)
W. Lester, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, FL and W. Lynch, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL.
Situation: There is ... READ MORE
A healthy lawn serves many purposes such as prevents soil erosion, filters pollution, beautifies the landscape and increases home value. Proper turfgrass selection is one of the most important factors in developing and maintaining a healthy ... READ MORE
One of the most common summer weeds we see in lawns in Florida is crabgrass. This grass really stands out with its spreading habit away from a center point, growing over the lawn, and is often hairy. There are actually a few different varieties ... READ MORE
Lethal Viral Necrosis (LVN) of Floratam St. Augustinegrass, caused by Sugarcane Mosaic Virus is a severe and very expensive landscape issue in southeastern Florida. It is also widespread in Pinellas County, Florida and occurs less frequently ... READ MORE
Abundant rainfall this spring has led to some great growing conditions for your lawn and it is now the season for frequent mowing. Here are some tips for making your turf the best it can be:
Mowing your grass at the proper ... READ MORE
Mosaic viruses are plant viruses that infect more than 150 types of plants. Symptoms show as mottled, blotchy or streaky patterns of yellow and green. In many cases plants may also be stunted. SCMV was named for the first host where it was found, ... READ MORE
Article written by Highlands County Master Gardener Volunteer: Charles Reynolds for publication on October 8th, 2017 in the Highlands Today Newspaper.
Florida lawns may go into a form of dormancy during the winter but there are several things ... READ MORE