Category: Pests & Disease

When Good Worms go Bad – New Guinea Flatworm

New Guinea Flatworm

There’s a worm in town, but it’s not that fat, happy earthworm that we like to find tilling our gardens. Instead, it’s a flatworm, which kind of looks like a cross between a slug and an small earthworm…. Read More

Interested in Becoming a UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Master Gardener Volunteer?

master gardener banquet

Do you love gardening? Have you attended the annual UF IFAS Extension Orange County Master Gardener Plant Sale and Garden Festival http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/orange/home-lawns-landscapes-and-gardens/master-gardener-mg/plant-and-garden-festival/? Are you interested in learning about lawns, landscapes, gardens and sharing that knowledge with others? The… Read More

On the Lookout: Downy Mildew on Viburnum Awabuki

Downy Mildew on Viburnum Awabuki

Downy mildew disease on Awabuki viburnum is prevalent right now. It can be a devastating disease causing severe defoliation. The disease is triggered by cooler, moist weather, especially foggy nights and mornings. Downy Mildew causes light green to… Read More

Extension Solutions on Orange TV

Celeste White on OrangeTV

Extension Solutions is a new video program that provides up-to-date horticulture and other Extension information on agriculture, horticulture, family& consumer sciences and 4-H to the residents of Central Florida. The three to four minute segments covering a variety… Read More