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Holiday Garden Sampler

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County Over the years we have posted many holiday themed blogs, and it seems like a great time to revisit several of those helpful  topics all in one convenient location. (Because we know how busy… Read More

New Doom for St. Augustinegrass

As if chinch bugs, take-all root rot, large patch, grey leaf spot, nematodes, webworms, armyworms, grass loopers and mole crickets weren’t enough of a headache when it comes to growing St. Augustinegrass, you can add a “new” virus… Read More

5th Annual “Roots to Shoots” Tree Program

Dr. Ed Gilman, University of Florida’s Urban Tree Management Professor will be giving a morning program on Friday, January 16th, 2015 at UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL. The cost is $25 Certified Arborists will earn 3.25… Read More

Winter Gardening 101

Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County It’s almost winter and the cooler weather is already here.  While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions present several challenges for… Read More

Skip a Week of Irrigation

Fall is in the air. Can you feel it? Your grass certainly can. According to research by the University of Florida, when temperatures begin to drop, your grass doesn’t need as much water. Surprisingly, during the cooler months in… Read More

Which Costs the Least… Water, Milk, or Coffee?

This week we have a guest post written by Tampa Bay Water, our regional water supplier. Even the cheapest cup of coffee can’t compete with the cost of a fresh, clean glass of drinking water. That’s because the… Read More