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.
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Have you ever thought about the value of birds? I mean, the value in dollars. There over 18,000 birds on this planet; all are different and all play a role in keeping Florida ecosystems healthy. They can also keep us and our economy healthy ... READ MORE
Have you seen these symptoms in ornamental plants, especially oaks, after treating nearby turf with metsulferon-methyl (MSM)?
Over the past few years, there have been numerous inquiries regarding damage to ornamental plants growing near ... READ MORE
Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County
There are a lot of resources out there to help you control, destroy, or otherwise eliminate bugs from your garden… but why? Did you know that less than 1% of all of the insects on ... READ MORE
Spring is the time of year when ants are swarming to mate and form new colonies. Many ant species are found in Florida, but not all are household pests and some only cause problems occasionally. The University of Florida/IFAS highlights ... READ MORE
Don't have a palm that looks like this one! Learn how to have healthy, beautiful palms. Learn about some of the diseases that kill palms. This class is open to everyone. You can also earn 2 FDACS CEUs in one of these categories: Private ... READ MORE
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
Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture Agent, UF/IFAS Extension
The following is a collection of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers about vegetable gardens in Florida. This list is from UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions. Happy gardening!
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FREE mobile phone apps have been released that are pertinent to Florida. The android versions were released last fall, and now the iOS version for Apple iPhones is available (delayed due to federal shut down last fall).
The iOS apps are ... READ MORE
Do you want to save water in your landscape?
If you have an automatic irrigation system, the winter months are a great time to save water and increase the health of your lawn by paying close attention to the weather and your irrigation controller.
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