Do we have spring bulbs in Florida?
Well, not if you mean crocus, tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths; our winters are not cold enough for them to survive here. But, if you want something big and showy that can return every spring and live for ... READ MORE
Brown Patch is a major disease that affects warm turf grasses in our area. The disease is most prevalent between November and May when temperature is below 80-degree.
Fahrenheit.Turfgrasses such as St. Augustine grass, zoysiagrass and bermudagrass ... READ MORE
Recently, there is an increase in the number of calls to our UF/IFAS Extension office. The clients are concerns about the yellowing of their Bahiagrass. Bahia is known to be one of the hardiest turfgrasses available to us in Central Florida. ... READ MORE
Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature. Today, however, I am going to talk about something that may not sound or smell that pleasant: Onsite Sewage Treatment ... READ MORE
Central Florida experiences most of its annual rain between June 1st and September 30th. Water is a very important component for good plant health but for most people it is very difficult to find a balance. Too little water is bad, likewise ... READ MORE
4-H has a long history of members and volunteers stepping up in times of need to serve their communities. We are currently living in one of these times. The Osceola County Community, along with many others, is facing a shortage of certain ... READ MORE
Pesticides can be referred to any chemical such as herbicides, insecticides and fungicides that control or kill pests in the landscape. Pests can be defined as are any organism that invade the landscape. There are two common misconceptions when ... READ MORE
We are in the part of the year when we do not receive much rainfall and for many homeowners, watering is a way of life. We are experiencing temperatures in the 80s which means without rainfall, the landscape requires supplemental irrigation. ... READ MORE
It is quite evident that spring is around the corner. Walking around my neighborhood I see people starting to clean their flower gardens and pulling weeds from their lawns. Weekly, I receive many questions on when to do and what to do. Today ... READ MORE
Beekeeping: Is it for me?
Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Have you thought about being a beekeeper in Florida? This online class will provide you the answers you need so you can decide if beekeeping will be a good hobby or business for ... READ MORE