A: As youngsters, we have learned to love these furry little critters but now as landowners we have a very different perspective. I have a few hints which should help: 1. Removing dense, heavy vegetative… Read More
Q: I am having a terrible time with the squirrels eating the bark from my maple and oak trees. What can I do?
Eastern Gray Squirrels are the most frequently seen mammal in our area. They are members of the Rodent family, and spend most of their lives in trees. Eastern Gray Squirrels usually live to be about… Read More
A: Since we were both standing outside and looking at the butterfly visiting the blackberry flowers at the Yulee Fruit Demonstration garden, it was easy to identify. The butterfly is called an American Painted Lady… Read More
Q: I am able to get a Florida dogwood and I wanted to be sure it would grow here. I have filtered light and a slightly moist soil condition.
A: The Florida Dogwood, Cornus florida, would be a great choice since you are purchasing it from a local plant nursery. This means it was most likely grown here in Florida. Filtered light is perfect… Read More
Q: We would like to control the Canadian geese at our subdivision. Any ideas on how we might go about doing it?
A: The Canada goose has in some instances become an annoyance mostly because of the large amounts of fecal matter they produce which can pollute water sources. No one is eager to have that sort… Read More
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