Our water resources are stretched today providing us with water for our homes, our crops, factories, businesses, and nature. Unfortunately, today's problem will only continue as the population of Central Florida grows. As we look for other water ... READ MORE
Caring for your lawn can be a lot of work, and a properly maintained lawn is not only beautiful but functional. It will filter runoff, reduce erosion, and can reduce heat and glare. A healthy lawn is functional and if you follow the best ... READ MORE
Florida tiene más de 30 tipos diferentes de licencias de pesticidas. A veces resulta confuso comprender qué licencia se necesita para un aplicador de pesticidas específico. Aquí en el estado la Florida, para certificarte como aplicador de ... READ MORE
Florida has more than 30 different types of pesticide licenses. Sometimes it is confusing to understand what license is needed for a specific pesticide applicator. Here in Florida, to be a certify pesticide applicator in the Green Industry, ... READ MORE
There were quite a few cold nights during January and February this year and many of our landscape plants suffered frost and/or freeze damage. But what does that look like and what should you do about it?
Frost and freeze can look very ... READ MORE
How do you plan your garden and landscape for the upcoming season? Do you need a place to refer to for monthly tips and to record garden successes (and failures)?
The Your Polk Yard, a 12-Month Garden Guide & Journal is just what ... READ MORE
Summer rains have begun. It is hot, muggy and buggy, and to top it all off, the chances of plant disease increases during our rainy season. While this may all seem overwhelming, there are ways to control and even prevent damage to your plants ... READ MORE
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.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
As we move into the winter months, it is important that you continue to follow the best management practices for your lawn. Here are some quick tips, with links to learn more:
It’s about time for cool weather with light, intermittent ... READ MORE
Why do landscape professionals and the property owners they serve need to know more about the Green Industries Best Management Practices?
Concerns about excessive nutrients and Florida's water quality have led to increased focus on the use ... READ MORE