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Florida pusley, a common summer annual lawn weed

Fall Lawn Care & October Plant Clinic


October 18, 2023

If your lawn has a history of winter annual weeds such as henbit, wild geranium, annual bluegrass, chickweed and lawn burweed, you can apply a preemergence herbicide to prevent these weeds from emerging. Apply it during October when nighttime ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Lawn Problems, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Soil Testing, Weed Control, Weed Identification
Foreground flowering plants in landscape bed with green lawn in background

Plant This, Not That Lecture, Master Gardener Plant Sale


September 18, 2023

The plants you bring home from garden centers and nurseries may look beautiful in your landscape but they might be invasive species that could escape your yard and quickly spread into natural areas, becoming an ecological and economic nightmare. To ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species
Tags: Florida-friendly Plants, Invasive Plants, Master Gardener Volunteers, Native Plants, Plant Sale, Seminar
Florida-friendly landscape picture with landscape plants and lawn

August Landscape Jobs and Plant Clinic


August 16, 2023

August is usually a harsh month in the North Florida landscape. Heat and humidity take their toll on both the landscape and the gardener. But there are things to do now that can make a difference in your landscape in the near future. Now ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Crape Myrtle, Master Gardener Volunteer, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Rose Care
Foreground flowering plants in landscape bed with green lawn in background

June Gardening May Include Visit to Plant Clinic


June 13, 2023

June offers hotter temperatures, humidity and possible thunderstorm activity. In addition, school is out and many people take time to go on vacation. This leaves less time for landscape and garden chores. But there are things to do in the June ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: June Gardening, Landscapes, Lawns, Plant Clinic, Vegetable Gardening
Foreground flowering plants in landscape bed with green lawn in background

Plant Clinic to Help with Lawn, Landscape & Garden Questions


May 16, 2023

An upcoming plant clinic in Fort Walton Beach is designed to provide answers to lawn, landscape and/or garden problems. The plant clinic will be held Friday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the temporary UF/IFAS Extension Annex located at ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Lawn Problem, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Soil Testing, Weed Control
Florida-friendly landscape picture with landscape plants and lawn

Master Gardeners’ Plant Sale includes Native Plants


April 27, 2023

The UF/IFAS Okaloosa County Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their 2023 Spring Plant Sale 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the temporary UF/IFAS Extension Annex located at the Okaloosa Technical College (OTC) in Fort Walton Beach. Our ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Master Gardener Volunteer, Native Plants, Plant Sale
Foreground flowering plants in landscape bed with green lawn in background

Lawn, Landscape Help Available at Plant Clinic


April 18, 2023

An upcoming plant clinic in Fort Walton Beach is designed to provide answers to lawn, landscape and/or garden problems. The plant clinic will be held Friday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the temporary UF/IFAS Extension Annex located ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Lawn Problem, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Weed Identification & Control

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