Event: Green Industry Best Management Practice (GI‐BMP) in Spanish [Espanol] | Jan 31st, 2019 | Lee County Garden Council Building

IFAS Event GI BMP in Spanish

The GI‐BMP class is required if you apply fertilizer or maintain landscapes as a primary business in Lee County. This six hour class includes pre and post‐tests. Both exams are exactly alike. Successful completion of the exam will… Read More

Beyond Cottage Food Products: What’s pH have to do with it?

Florida’s Cottage Food Law allows food entrepreneurs to use their home kitchen to produce food products that are considered not potentially hazardous. Gross sales for a cottage food operation must not exceed $50,000 annually, require no license or… Read More

Event: Southwest Florida CISMA Annual Invasive Species Symposium | Feb 26th, 2019 | FGCU

Natural Resources | UF IFAS Lee County Extension

Invasive Plants 101: Identification & Treatment of EDRR Plants; Invasive Plants 102: Field Identification and Treatment of Common Invasive Plants Clark Ryals, Forester, Florida Forest Service, Caloosahatchee District Roxanne Taylor, Land Stewardship Coordinator, Lee County Conservation 20/20 Identification… Read More

Event: Green Industry Best Management Practice (GI‐BMP) | Mar 20th, 2019 | North Fort Myers Recreation Center

IFAS Event GI BMP in Spanish

The GI‐BMP class is required if you apply fertilizer or maintain landscapes as a primary business in Lee County. This six hour class includes pre and post‐tests. Both exams are exactly alike. Successful completion of the exam will… Read More

Event: Container Gardening Talk | Mar 28th, 2019 | Lakes Regional Library

IFAS Event GI BMP in Spanish

How to grow your favorite ornamentals, herbs or vegetables (even small trees) in Containers. This will be a hands-on workshop with instruction in mixing soils, planting and maintaining container plants When: March 28th, 2019 2:00pm – 3:00pm Where:  Lakes… Read More

Event: Limited Certification Lawn and Ornamental Exam Preparation | Feb 22 2019 | North Fort Myers Recreation Center

IFAS Event GI BMP in Spanish

The Limited Certification Lawn & Ornamental (L&O) certification allows: *Government employees to make pesticide applications at site of employments. These sites include schools, parks and rec. facilities, etc. *The owners of private businesses and their employees to make… Read More

Q and A: I have a gardenia bush that is steadily going downhill. How should I care for this plant to bring it back to health?

Horticulture | UF IFAS Lee County Extension

Question: I have a gardenia bush that is steadily going downhill. It has only a few leaves, lots of strange growth on the branches, and most of the leaves have a green center and yellow edges. I’ve included… Read More