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Purple rain, purple rain. All hail the Queen’s Wreath!


March 28, 2022

The Queen is dripping. The waterfall of purple flowers cascading over trellises and featured in spring selfies is known as Queen’s Wreath. This tropical vine commands attention. Wrapping and twining up a supporting structure, these sandpapery ... READ MORE

Category: , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida Gardening, Cflandscapes, Color, FFL, Florida Friendly, Flower, Flowers, Hwooten, Landscape, Landscapes, Petrea, Pollinator, Pollinators, Pretty, Purple, Purple Flowers, Queen’s Wreath, Right Plant Right Place, Sandpaper Vine, Spring, Spring Flowers, Tolerant Plant, Tropical, Tropical Plant, Vine, Vines

The High Plateau Coconut Palm: Push that Tropical Look Further North


March 25, 2022

  Much of gardening and landscaping in Florida revolves around the USDA climate zone realities of potential freezes or cold weather. People in the panhandle are of like cold-hardy avocadoes and . People in Central Florida yearn for ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture,
Tags: Cold Tolerant, Frost Tolerant, Hardy Palm, Madagascar, New Plant, Tropical, Underutilized, Zone 9

UF/IFAS Palm Short Course–2/25/22–In Person in Orlando!


January 28, 2022

I could not be more excited to share this highly anticipated, long awaited UF/IFAS Extension Palm Short Course in Orlando and in person! Palms are prized in the landscape and people notice when they look pathetic. There is a science to growing ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: CEU, Cflandscapes, Class, Disease, FFL, Florida, Florida Friendly, FLREC, FNGLA, Hwooten, ISA, Landscape, Lawn, Nutrition, Orange County, Ornamental, Palm, Palm Tree, Palms, Plant, Plants, Research, Tree, Tropical, Turf, UF, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS

Growing Mangosteen in Florida


April 19, 2021

Introduction Due to increased pest and disease pressure and production costs, citrus growers are beginning to look into alternative crops to diversify and find new markets. Some of these alternative crops might work, while others will not because ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Money Matters, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Alternative Crops, Tropical
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Identificando Anaplasmosis en el Hato de Ganado Bovino


April 1, 2021

Anaplasmosis (usualmente referido como piroplasmosis) es una enfermedad que afecta a rumiantes causado por una bacteria de la familia de las riketsias. Anaplasma marginale infecta las células de la sangre y típicamente se identifica como ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ag, Agricultura, Agro, Anaplasma, Anaplasmosis, Bacteria, Becerro, Bosques, Bovine, Bovino, County, Ectoparasitos, Enfermedad, Español, Extension, Finca, FL., Florida, Ganado, Hardee, IFAS, Jonael, Marginale, Novilla, Parasito, Rancho, Rebaño, Sangre, Spanish, Torete, Toro, Tropical, UF, Vaca, Vacuno, Vaquilla

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