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When & How to Renovate Your Landscape Presentation

Landscape with flowering plants in foreground and lawn in background

Sheila Dunning, Commercial Horticulture Agent with the University of Florida Extension Office in Okaloosa County, will provide a lecture on landscape renovation. This free hour-long presentation will be held on Wednesday, August 21 from 10 to11 a.m. at… Read More

Upcoming Horticulture Events for September

Butterfly on lantana flower

The final Plant Clinic for 2018 will be held Friday, September 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. If you have a plant problem that you would like diagnosed, bring a sample of the weed, plant, insect, etc.,… Read More

Properly Water to Establish a Lawn

When watering to establish a lawn or when renovating (redoing, patching, reestablishing, starting over, etc.) a lawn, we normally call for 2-3 “mists” throughout the day for the first 7-10 days until roots get established. These are just… Read More

Gardener’s To Do List for December

Though the calendar says December, the weather in Northwest Florida fluctuates between winter and spring temperatures. The nice days are wonderful opportunities to accomplish many of those outside landscape chores in preparation for spring.  But, it is also… Read More

If it is “Frozen”, “Let it go” ’til Spring

  When you look out at your landscape nobody has to tell you that winter temperatures in Northwest Florida Afterwards, the temperatures warm up and you feel compelled to do something about it. You just need to “turn… Read More