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Weed & Feed: Is It Helpful or Hurtful?

March 8, 2024

As I wait in line at the garden center to pay for my new spring plant purchase, I see big stacks of “weed & feed” and other lawn fertilizers conveniently located to grab and go on the way out the door.  The images of lush green grass ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Best Management Practices, Conservation, Duval, Fertilizer, Fertilizing The Lawn, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Herbicide, Landscape, Lawn Care, Management, Weed Management, Weed N Feed, Weeds, When To Fertilizer
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October 2023 Class List

September 29, 2023

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences! Below is our current class list for the month. Climate Smart Floridians Virtual Course October 5  |  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm This six-week interactive program ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: Air Fryer, Canning, Climate Change, Climate Smart Floridians, Cooking, Dehydrating, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Fishing, Freezing, Hunter Safety, Mental Health First Aid, Pesticide License, Poultry, Preserving Food, Pressure Canning, Pressure Cooker, Seafood, Soil Health, Soil Improvement, Urban Farming, Water Bath Canning, Weed Management

OrangeTV Visits MREC’s Landscape and Ornamental Production Weed Management Laboratory

July 19, 2023

OrangeTV, the official channel of Orange County, Florida's government, recently visited the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center to discuss our research and UF/IFAS Extension. Dr. Chris Marble is an assistant professor in the department ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Chris Marble, Felter, Horticulture, Liz Felter, Marble, Weed Management, Weed Science, Weeds

Gardening in Central Florida for Newcomers

June 28, 2022

Authored by Amanda Decker UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern Graduating UF CALS December, 2022 B.S. Plant Science specialization in Plant Breeding and Genetics What Makes Gardening in Florida so Different? Many gardeners, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Best Management, Best Management Practices, Best Practices, Central Florida, Central Florida Gardening, Cflandscapes, Economic Value, Floridavegetables, Garden, Gardening, Gardens, Home Garden, Home Gardener, Home Grow, Home Grown, Home-grown Food, Homegrown, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Irrigation, New Vegetable Gardener, Ocextension, Plant, Plant Disease, Plants, Soil Amendment, Soil Building, Urban Horticulture, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetable Pest, Vegetable Production, Weed Management, Weeds, Yard Farm

The Grass Class Resource Pass

August 24, 2021

Turfgrass dominates Central Florida landscapes. The living green carpet provides plenty of benefits, but turf can be a thirsty bug buffet demanding time, money, and expertise. Did you know that we put more than half of our drinking water in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Best Practices, Cflandscapes, Disease, Disease Management, Fertilize, Fertilizer, Florida Friendly, Grass, Grass Types, Hwooten, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Irrigation, Mow, Mowing, Pest Management, Pests, Resources, Turf, Turfgrass, Watering, Weed Management, Weeds

Much Ado About Weeds

June 24, 2021

Now that the rainy season is officially here, weeds will explode in our plant beds. There is much ado about weeds. What can we do about them? Water Starve Them! We went through a very long dry spell. During that time I decided to do an experiment ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Newsletter, Newsletter2, Weed BMPs, Weed Management, Weeds

Weed of the Week: Galinsoga (Galinsoga quadriradiata)

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February 18, 2021

  This week's weed of the week and featured EDIS publication is about galinsoga (Galinsoga quadriradiata). Galinsoga is a common weed in agricultural fields, container-grown ornamentals, landscape planting beds, lawns, gardens, and ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Chris Marble, Galinsoga, Galinsoga Quadriradiata, Horticulture, Nathan Boyd, Shawn Steed, Thomas Smith, Weed Management, Weed Science, Weed Science Wednesday, Weeds

My Two Cents About Dollarweed

January 19, 2021

How to recognize it: Dollarweed is a moisture-loving plant that can be hard to manage in lawns and landscape beds. Also know as pennywort, Dollarweed (Hydrocotyle spp.), is a warm-season perennial weed. It is named because of its silver-dollar-shaped ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: #northfloridagardening, Gardening, Lawn Weeds, Native Plants, Pollinators And Beneficial Insects, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, Weed Management

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