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Oak Leaves have been Falling Like Rain


February 16, 2021

Free Nutrients: My oak trees have been dropping leaves like crazy this fall and winter. WooHoo, free nutrients for my planted shrubs and perennials. I created large plant beads so the leaves can drop in and provide a mulch layer that decomposes ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: #nativeplants, #northfloridagardening, Earthworms, Gardening, Mulching, Oakleaf Mulch, Pestinnorthflroida, Typesofmulch, Weeds, Wildlifegardening

A NOT so Friendly Native Plant: Heartleaf Nettle or Fireweed


February 9, 2020

As a sixth generation Floridian, I encourage people to plant and protect native plants. Native plants are critical to our native pollinators and other wildlife. However, one winter afternoon as I strolled through my yard, I bent down to pull ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf,
Tags: Cattle, Fireweed, Heartleaf Nettle, Herbicide, Livestock, Native Plants, North Florida, Polliantors, Suwannee County, Turfgrass, Weeds, Wildlife, Winter Annual

Weed of the Week-Crabgrass


February 19, 2018

Crabgrass Control There are five crabgrass species found in Florida; India, blanket, southern, tropical, and smooth. The blanket and India species are perennials, while southern, tropical, and smooth crabgrasses are annuals. Due to the variations ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Agriculture, Brent Sellers, Kalyn Waters, NFLAG, Pasture Management, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Extension, Weed Management, Weeds

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