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Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Wild Taro (Colocasia esculenta)


October 9, 2021

Wild Taro (Colocasia esculenta) Unlike other invasive plants introduced for their ornamental quality, Wild Taro appeared as a potential crop substitute. The U.S. Department of Agriculture introduced it in hopes to develop a substitute for potatoes, ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Established, FFL, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Invasion Of The Landscape Snatchers, Invasive, Invasive Plants, Nassau County, Wild Taro

Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata)


October 7, 2021

Coral Ardisia (Ardisia crenata) Coral Ardisia, in some communities, is recognized as "Public Enemy #1". Its rampant growth throughout our natural communities quickly displaces natural plant communities. First introduced as an ornamental plant, ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Control, Coral Ardisia, FFL, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Invasion Of The Landscape Snatchers, Invasive, Invasive Plant, IPM, Nassau County

Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Tuberous Sword Fern (Nephrolepis cordifolia)


October 5, 2021

Tuberous Sword Fern/Boston Fern (Nephrolepis cordifolia) The Tuberous Sword Fern swarms our landscapes and is easily found at many nurseries around the county. It goes by many names, including Boston Fern. You can easily confuse the tuberous ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Boston Fern, Established, FFL, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Invasion Of The Landscape Snatchers, Invasive, Invasive Species, IPM, Tubers

Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers: Lantana (Lantana camara)


October 3, 2021

Non-Native Lantana (Lantana camara) Lantana is an unbelievably common landscape plant, although, not all are invasive species. There are native and sterile non-native lantanas available at landscape nurseries. The non-native invasive Lantana ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardens, Invasion Of The Landscape Snatchers, Invasive, Invasive Species, Landscapes

Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers


October 1, 2021

The Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers "It started - for me, it started last Thursday, in response to an urgent message from my nurse, I hurried home from a medical convention I'd been attending. At first glance, everything looked the same. ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Established, FFL, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Horticulture, IFAS Assessment, Invasion Of The Landscape Snatchers, Invasive Species, Invasives, Non-native, Plants
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Our Landscaping Address


September 21, 2021

A New Address John Prine, or "The Singing Mailman", is one of my favorite musicians. The Signing Mailman delivered mail during the day and played music at open mic nights in Chicago. In addition, my grandfather was a mailman. He delivered mail ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: FFL, Florida-Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, FLorida-Friendly Landscaping Program, Plant Selection, Watersheds

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