Earlier this year, 10 homeowners across 10 Florida counties were chosen to have either their front yard or their back yard “flipped” into a Florida-Friendly paradise.
Now, the hard work of the landscape teams, planners and designers comes ... READ MORE
The University of Florida’s work to further turfgrass science reaches a milestone 100 years in 2022, and the program has a new website fit for the centennial celebrations to come.
Visit turf.ifas.ufl.edu to learn more about this multidisciplinary ... READ MORE
Today, most lawns are planted with just one variety of a given turfgrass species, but that genetic uniformity makes them more vulnerable to pests and disease.
Scientists conducted a four-year study to see how lawns with a blend of turf ... READ MORE
This piece was a collaboration with Maria M. Lameiras, managing editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, showcasing the research collaboration between the two land-grant universities.
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BRADENTON, Fla. --- Now, in the middle of summer, when those afternoon or evening rains come, stormwater from lawns, driveways and roofs drains down to any of the 76,000 stormwater ponds scattered around Florida.
As stormwater flows into these ... READ MORE
This summer, UF/IFAS Extension agents across central Florida will host free weekly webinars aimed to help residents maintain a healthy lawn and conserve one of Florida’s most valuable resource, water.
“The average residential irrigation ... READ MORE
A new video series will help hobby gardeners and professional horticulturalists identify weeds in their gardens and greenhouses. Proper identification helps lower herbicide use and leads to more successful weed management.
The free, on-demand ... READ MORE
As you’re finishing your spring planting, you can use a new, free UF/IFAS tool to help select the right native and ornamental plants and turf for a resilient, sustainable Florida landscape.
The UF/IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping ™ ... READ MORE
“Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE!” returns in 2021, and the next episode covers lawns.
The next event is live on April 8 at 1 p.m. Eastern, noon Central.
Recordings are posted afterward at tinyurl.com/GardeningLive.
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A concern for the agribusinesses, pest management and lawn care industries in southeast Florida is the motive behind a bolstered safety initiative led by the collaboration between UF/IFAS and the Department of Health in four counties.
UF/IFAS ... READ MORE