Utilizing an integrated approach to managing pests in a garden can help reduce the use of chemicals in your garden. This approach utilizes cultural, natural, and low-impact control before using more broad-spectrum pesticides that can harm pollinators ... READ MORE
Close your eyes for a moment and imagine you are on the shoreline of a pristine lake. What comes to mind? Perhaps you envision birds wading in the shallows, fish darting through the water, and colorful lotus flowers floating on the surface. ... READ MORE
The butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea) plant's flower has a unique trait of changing color with the use of acidic additives and is a natural colorant. In the past, the food industry used synthetic dyes to enhance food and drink colors because ... READ MORE
This series of Key Plant, Key Pests publications are designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This publication, the fifth in the Key Plant, ... READ MORE
Dr. Liz Felter began her journey in horticulture at a time when university professors didn’t know if it was appropriate for women to learn how to use a chainsaw or front-end loader tractor.
Needless to say, a lot has changed since the 1970s.
Felter ... READ MORE