Have you noticed that people notice their palm trees once they start looking ratty? Well maintained trees can add value to your property, so learn how to manage them!
Yes, fertilizer is regulated by law, but how do you deal with HANGRY plants and fertilizer laws?
Heard about new trends with natives? They are making their way into new housing developments, so you may want to learn how to maintain beautiful native landscapes!
Math can be your friend. Money is math, and so is pesticide and fertilizer application. Let’s review basic applicator math and make it more fun!
We have grass updates from new cultivars to new blends. Get the dirt on the latest in lawn trends.
This six-week webinar series will cover the answers to these questions and more! Continuing education units (CEUs) are also available for individuals that hold a pesticide applicator license.
The series agenda is as follows:
- Jan 19, 2:00-3:00PM – Managing Trees and Palms in the Landscape
- Jan 26, 2:00-3:00PM – Hangry Plants
- Feb 2, 2:00-3:00PM – Landscaping with Native Plants
- Feb 9, 2:00-3:00PM – Fruit Trees in the Landscape
- Feb 16, 2:00-3:00PM – Calculations and Calibration for Application Equipment
- Feb 23, 2:00-3:00PM – Lawn Trends
The cost for attendance is $10 per class. You can register for just one or for multiple classes. You can also register to attend all 6 classes for a discounted rate of $35.
Pre-register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/landscape-university-2023-virtual-tickets-465023697397?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
If you hold an FDACS pesticide applicator license, you can attend these classes to receive CEUs. Each class is worth 1 CEU in any one of the following categories:
- Commercial (PCO) Lawn and Ornamental
- Limited Certification Commercial Landscape Management (LCLM)
- Limited Certification Lawn and Ornamental (LLO)
- Limited Urban Fertilizer (LUF)
- Ornamental and Turf (OT)
- Private Applicator Ag
This class will be held online via zoom. Please be prepared to arrive at least 15 minutes early to the class. The zoom link will be sent 1-2 days prior to the event. To receive CEU credit, you must attend the full duration of the class and participate. For CEU credit, each person needs to attend using their own electronic device. Attendance will be verified.
Hannah Wooten, UF/IFAS Extension Agent of Commercial Horticulture in Orange County, provides education to support a vibrant green industry and a sustainable food system. Trainings and partnerships promote environmental stewardship using integrated pest management and urban farming education with an emphasis on hydroponics. Through strategic scientific communication, Hannah aims to cultivate beautiful sustainable landscapes across Central Florida. Hannah has over 12 years of experience as a professional horticulturalist, 7 of those years with UF/ IFAS Extension. Her education includes a BS in Landscape and Nursery Horticulture and a MS in Agroecology from UF.
Brooke Moffis is the Commercial Horticulture and FL Friendly Landscaping Agent with UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County. She served the public and landscape industry for fourteen years as the UF/IFAS Residential Horticulture Agent in Lake and Sumter Counties, which included oversight of Discovery Gardens in Tavares. Previous to her employment with Extension, she managed integrated pest management operations for the Land Pavilion at EPCOT. She earned her Bachelor’s in Horticulture from Tennessee Tech and her Master’s in Entomology and Nematology from the University of Florida.
Dr. Morgan Pinkerton, DPM, is the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension in Seminole County. She joined Extension in 2020, working locally with farmers, farm workers, and licensed pesticide applicators to improve the sustainability of their operations. She specializes in integrated pest management, pesticide use, and best management practices for farm and landscape maintenance. She is a graduate of the University of Florida’s Doctor of Plant Medicine program, which provided extensive, interdisciplinary and hands-on training related to plants and plant problems. She also has her Master’s degree in entomology where her research focused on invasive species of concern to Florida and educating youth on plant biosecurity topics.