Written by Philippe Bilger, Master Gardener Volunteer
For many living in South Florida, summer is the time to enjoy the sun and the fun activities available to us. Due to the heat and humidity during the summer, growing a traditional ... READ MORE
The rainy season is underway. The UF/IFAS Palm Beach County Extension encourages you to reduce mosquito habitat around your home and protect yourself and family when exposed to mosquitoes. Daytime feeding mosquitoes that transmit the Zika, Dengue ... READ MORE
Aphids are soft bodied pear-shaped insects generally less than 1/8 inch long and usually green in color but many are black, brown, pink, yellow, blue, or white. Most aphids are wingless but when colonies become overcrowded or the host plant ... READ MORE
It could be a fungus called "sooty mold" that feeds on honeydew (a sticky sap sucking insect liquid poop) that covers the leaf surface.
Learn to identify sap sucking insects (aphids, whiteflies, treehoopers, mealybugs and soft scale). They ... READ MORE