In this episode, we explore the two species of skunks found in Florida, the striped skunk and the eastern spotted skunk. A mammal that is so unique, it recently divided from a subfamily of the weasel to become its own family, a stinky one! ... READ MORE
How do you feel about snakes? Not a fan? Well, while we believe snakes are friends, not foes, we recognize it may be comforting to know that the vast majority of snakes in Florida are non-venomous and largely cannot hurt you or your family. ... READ MORE
Manatees are Florida’s gentle giants and are a sight to behold. They are state and federally protected species under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, the Endangered Species Act of 1973, and the Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act of ... READ MORE
In the southeastern United States, the fall armyworm is a pest that is found…in the winter (as well as other parts of the year, lucky us). Right now, yards around central Florida may be experiencing the fall armyworm.
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Spanish moss: creepy or cool?
What comes to mind when you think of a southern landscape? Large, graceful oaks draped oh-so-perfectly with Spanish moss? Spanish moss is a quintessential part of our landscapes “down south” and it is often ... READ MORE
Florida es uno de los estados más regulados en la aplicación de plaguicidas. La ley de plaguicidas de Florida está dividida bajo 3 capítulos bajo los estatutos del estado. Estos son los capítulos 388, 482 y 487. Los aplicadores de plaguicidas ... READ MORE
Florida es un estado en el cual la protección del medio ambiente se toma muy en serio. Los plaguicidas que se utilizan con propósitos comerciales o agrícolas son altamente regulados por el gobierno con el fin de garantizar el conocimiento ... READ MORE
Lichens, what are those?
In this episode of Your Central Florid Yard, learn how to recognize lichens in the landscape and what exactly they are doing on your tree or even a garden bench or fence post.
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Welcome to the podcast series where we explore how to successfully garden in the unique climate of central Florida. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting out, this podcast is for you. So grab your shovel and get ready to dig ... READ MORE
The weather in Florida is adequate for many organisms to thrive. Unfortunately, this also includes many pest species that can harm crops and Ornamental plants. A pest can be any insect, mite, weed, fungi, bacteria, virus, bird, or any other ... READ MORE