Marguerite Beckford Profile: Commercial Horticulture Extension Agent - Sarasota County. Programming areas include Urban & Community Forestry, Environmental Horticulture and Landscape Management. Posts by Marguerite Beckford: Pretty in pink Counting Your Lucky Stars The plant kingdom’s “Twilight Zone” A fungus among us When the bough breaks Hey, ho, io! All-natural preservative; no refrigeration required. I spy… whitefly! Florida snow – pretty or pesky?