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Edible Gardening Series: Question of the Week – Taking diagnostic photos


December 15, 2020

By Sarah Bostick and Carol Wyatt-Evens Gardening in Florida can be incredibly rewarding and incredibly frustrating at the same time. If you are new to the region, you soon learn that gardening in the sunshine state can quickly become a full-time ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Edible Gardening QOTW, EdibleGardeningSeries, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Horticulture, Landscaping, Pgm_Ag, Pgm_Chemicals, Pgm_Gardens
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One small mite; one giant problem


May 1, 2020

A really tiny mite—almost imperceptible to the naked eye—can cause giant problems in the plant world. Eriophyid mites are less than 1 mm in length, which makes them difficult to see. Yet, one female mite can lay up to 800 eggs, which ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: FFL, Florida Friendly, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Pgm_HortComm

Industry updates for landscape and nursery professionals – April 2020


April 6, 2020

Business 'Unusual' Although it is certainly a challenge to maintain some semblance of normalcy as we continue to navigate the CDC COVID-19 safety guidelines, the UF/IFAS commitment to providing support for our clientele remains unchanged. Below ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Lawn, Pgm_HortComm
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Growing the Master Gardener program


March 6, 2020

UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks the first volunteer of the month for 2020 and selects Deborah Morgan for January. Deborah is a graduate of the Sarasota County Master Gardener Volunteer program in 2018 and has been an excellent representative ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn
Tags: Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Pgm_Admin, Volunteer, Volunteer Of The Month

Celebrating Arbor Day? Thank Nebraska!


April 1, 2019

Celebrating Arbor Day? Join us for our Arbor Day webinar! Just in case you missed it you can view the recording using the link below. We'd also love to hear from you - your feedback is very valuable to us so after watching the webinar please ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources
Tags: Arbor Day, Conservation, Environment, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Landscape, Landscaping, Pgm_HortComm, Water, Wildlife

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