If you are interested in learning about pollinators and how to attract them to your garden and/or need help diagnosing a lawn, landscape or garden problem and want to purchase locally grown produce, we have two upcoming events for you.
First, ... READ MORE
The next Gardening in the Panhandle Live webinar will be 3/31/2022 at 12 noon Central Time. The topic is “Turfgrass and Groundcovers” and Dr. Bryan Unruh, UF/IFAS Turfgrass Specialist, will be one of the panelists. This hour-long broadcast ... READ MORE
Diagnosing landscape problems can be tricky. There are basic steps that can be useful in solving plant problems in your landscape.
Step 1 Identify the Plant. By knowing the type of plant affected, you can begin relating causes ... READ MORE
Correcting four common mistakes can result in a better lawn.
The first step in correctly managing a Florida lawn is to know the type of grass you’re managing. The kind of lawn pests, mowing height, herbicide selection, irrigation requirements ... READ MORE
Based on the calendar and day temperatures the narrow window of opportunity to use preemergence herbicides in lawns has arrived. But not every lawn needs an application of preemergence herbicide now – only those lawns that have a history ... READ MORE
The first and best method of weed control begins with correct lawn management. This requires knowing the lawn grass you have, mowing it at the correct height, watering it on an as needed basis and fertilizing it correctly. Each lawn grass ... READ MORE
Gardening in the Panhandle LIVE! returns; New topics, same virtual format
February 1, 2021
By: Kirsten Romaguera, 352-294-3313, email@example.com
Long-time and aspiring green thumbs can ask the experts their gardening questions when ... READ MORE
If you’ve had a history of winter annual weeds in your lawn, the best option is to apply a preemergence herbicide during October. But, winter annual lawn weeds don’t exist yet. They are in the form of seeds now.
Understanding this ... READ MORE
Did you know that the first virus discovered was in plants, not in humans? As early as 1857, tobacco farmers in the Netherlands recognized a new disease of tobacco. It wasn’t called a virus at the time as the causal agent was unknown. In 1886, ... READ MORE
With most of us being at home more due to restrictions on getting out, people seem to be noticing more of what is going on in their own lawns, landscapes and gardens. As a result, I am getting more questions about “unusual” things being ... READ MORE