Tips from the Help Desk...
Fall cool weather lawn fungus
by David Austin
Residential Horticulture Agent and
Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator
What up with my grass?
Are you noticing large discolored patches of grass in your St. Augustine ... READ MORE
Water, water, everywhere
We are in Florida after all. Who would believe we could run out of water? It seems the sunshine state is practically surrounded by water and inland, the freshwater springs and lakes seem abundant. They are, but the ... READ MORE
Keeping it Green
If you are a gardener and you have lived anywhere else, you realize pretty quickly that Florida is different. The weather, the bugs and a whole lot of other gardening issues add to the difficulty. The key to these differences ... READ MORE
Sharpen your gardening skills!
Highlands County Master Gardener Class is getting ready to start. Every year, the last Saturday in January, the class begins. The classes are every Wednesday after opening day until the last Wednesday in March. ... READ MORE
When you think of Florida, you may think of citrus. In Highlands County we live among the many orange groves. We are the 3-4th largest citrus producing county in the state, depending on the year. We are also an agricultural ... READ MORE
Highlands County Agricultural Tour Tickets are
now ON SALE!
Tickets for our Southern Highlands County Tour taking place on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 are available!
Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 - Southern Highlands County ... 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