Background: This blackberry sample from a commercial nursery in Central Florida was showing signs of brown, angular spots with reddish-purple borders. The spots were limited to the lower portion of the plant.
Diagnosis: ... READ MORE
Do you enjoy gardening and want to know more about gardening in central Florida? Is conserving and protecting water quality important to you? Does acquiring new skills or expertise learned in workshops or classes ... READ MORE
How hard would it be to play a game if no one told you the rules or how to win? How would you feel? How long would it hold your interest? If you kept trying again and again but continued to lose, would you keep playing?
Often, youth go into ... READ MORE
Common Name: Prairie Warbler
Scientific Name: Setophaga discolor
Occurrence: Florida sub-species is a year-round resident. Migratory sub-species is a winter resident.
Identification: The Prairie Warbler is a very small bird ... READ MORE
Grocery prices are currently rising and after preparing a traditional Thanksgiving meal, it is important to use all of the food. We do not want to waste any of it. One way to do this is to use all of the turkey. After all the favorite parts ... READ MORE
What makes one soil well-draining and another soil a seasonal lake? For the most part here in Central Florida, it all comes down to fines. Fines are really small particles, considerably smaller than beach sand. Clay and silt are both examples ... READ MORE
Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature. Today, however, I am going to talk about something that may not sound or smell that pleasant: Onsite Sewage Treatment ... READ MORE
For those of you that haven’t committed to staying in Florida for our steamy Florida summers with frequent rain and lots of bugs, your lawn and landscape will miss you. There are things you should do to prepare your lawn and landscape for ... READ MORE
'Tis the season for mirth, merriment, and movies of a holiday nature. One Christmas classic I'd never seen up until recently is the original 1947 Miracle on 34th Street. I absolutely LOVE this movie. I love the characters, I love the humor, ... READ MORE
Nearly two years ago, the great Bitcoin bubble burst, and the rampant media hype went with it. This was probably a good thing. Now that the market has stabilized about as much as Bitcoin can (and at prices above what they were at the start of ... READ MORE