How would you describe this pattern in the turfgrass?
Leopard print, Zebra turf, swirlie, wormy, or psychedelic… The pattern described by many names looks quite interesting, almost artistic!
This unusual pattern is a result of frost ... READ MORE
Has the latest news gotten you confused, angry, upset or bored. Take a walk. Get outside and “smell the roses”.
Spending time in nature gives people an increased feeling of vitality, increasing their energy levels and making them feel ... READ MORE
Many organic vegetable growers find weed control a problem. There are few registered organic herbicides and many are not very effective and are expensive. One chemical that has been discussed as an organic herbicide is acetic acid – vinegar. ... READ MORE
Rotational grazing is a tool that can help increase forage production and average daily gain. But rotational grazing comes with more management planning. One of the biggest factors that determines the feasibility of rotational grazing is actually ... READ MORE
Spring is the perfect time to add color to your landscape. A butterfly garden can accomplish this goal, and here’s what you need to do. First, find out what butterflies live in your area and concentrate on attracting them to your yard. Here ... READ MORE
Out of an abundance of caution to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, we have cancelled or postponed many of our classes, workshops and other activities until May 1st. We are still in the process of evaluating our current schedule but ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
DUE TO COVID 19 DIRECTIVES, OUR MARCH 21ST ADOPT-A-TREE PROGRAM IS CANCELLED.
Join us on March 21st for our Adopt-A-Tree program! This event is open to all Orange County residents with proof of residency on a first come, first served basis ... READ MORE
What should you do to try and revive a citrus tree affected with HLB/Greening? Researchers at UF/IFAS wanted to know if hard pruning and fertilizing would bring HLB-affected trees back into production. HLB kills the roots in citrus trees causing ... READ MORE
The southern highbush blueberry was bred from native blueberries and northern highbush blueberries by UF researchers to produce low-chill high-quality blueberries. Now researchers are going back to our native blueberries for another reason – ... READ MORE