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
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
Plant identification, especially grasses, is one of my FAVORITE things to do as an extension agent and plant nerd. I love coming to work and seeing specimens or visiting producers fields and pastures because live samples ... READ MORE
Can producers use 2,4-D Amine in Pensacola Bahia fields used for seed protection?
Producers use 2,4-D Amine to control annual, simple perennial. and creeping perennial broadleaf weeds in grass crops (small grains, turf, forage, corn, sorghum, ... READ MORE
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