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
Wonders of your Backyard
There are so many wonders of nature in our own backyards or at a local park. They key is to slow down and look really closely. There are frogs, lizards, dragonflies, birds and unusual plants to be explored. Don't worry ... READ MORE
My Plants need a Snorkel
We needed rain and our wishes were granted. The soil was dry and dusty when I planted salvia in my yard, right before the tropical storm that unleashed torrents of rain in North Florida. After 12-17 inches of rain descended, ... READ MORE
What are we looking for?
Hornworms can consume large portions of your tomato plants overnight, we are more likely to find tobacco hornworms manduca sexta since they are more prevalent in the Gulf Coast States. The tomato hornworm, Manduca quinquemaculata ... READ MORE
I had to schedule a site visit to your house for this problem. It is Thielaviopsis trunk rot which is caused by the fungus Thielaviopsis paradoxa. Due to this disease, the palm trunk either collapses on itself or the canopy suddenly falls off ... READ MORE