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What is Cultural Control of Insects?

Agricultural man has always sought effective ways to rid crops of devastating insects. Prior to the 1950’s, some methods offered a modicum of success, but were broadly applied and not particularly selective. Thus, many pests developed tolerances such that heavier guns were called into use, specifically synthetic chemicals derived from industrial processes.

Initially very effective, these […]

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Will Your St. Augustine Grass Fall to Chinch Bugs?

Southern chinch bugs love St. Augustine lawns. While they will feed on other cultivars from time to time, their favorite food happens to be the most popular type of grass grown in Florida. If you manage a St. Augustinegrass lawn, whether professionally or at home, you may wonder if it’s just a matter of time […]

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Who is IFAS?

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida is a tremendous resource for communities throughout the state because growers have access to knowledge, best practices, and support related to natural sciences. The IFAS mission of developing knowledge, human and natural resources includes making information accessible to the public. The support the […]

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Seashore Paspalum for your Florida Lawn

The hot and humid climate of Florida, plus the high levels of humidity, requires a particular type of grass that can adapt and thrive in these conditions. One of the best examples of turfgrass for Florida homeowners is seashore paspalum.

Seashore paspalum is excellent turfgrass for coastal locations heavily affected by saltwater. This grass grows exceptionally […]

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10 Tips to Prepare Your Home’s Exterior for Hurricanes

Living in Florida means maintaining an annual hurricane plan. By preparing your home’s exterior in advance, you greatly reduce the chances for damage should your area be the next target of Nature’s wrath. Here are 10 tips to make your home ready for the season.
1. Photograph Your Exterior, Yard and Outdoor Possessions
By keeping a photographic […]

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Is Centipede Grass Right for Your Florida Lawn?

Sometimes referred to as “the poor man’s grass,” because it requires less attention than most other sods, many homeowners choose centipede grass for their Florida lawns. As a warm-season grass with a tolerance for some cold, this type of cultivar serves well in northwest Florida. However, as lawns go, centipede grass has its own temperamental […]

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Mowing Your Florida Lawn

Florida home and business owners are no doubt already familiar with the challenging nature of maintaining a lawn in the Sunshine State. The unique climate and weather in Florida lead to unique challenges. It’s vital that you know how often to mow your lawn, how the seasons affect your mowing schedule and picking and maintaining the […]

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Weed Management Guide for Florida Lawns

You work hard to maintain a beautiful thick and green lawn, but those weeds just keep coming back.  How do you finally get rid of the crabgrass in your Florida lawn?
Eliminating Weeds from Established Turf
If you have weeds popping up in your lawn, only using prevention methods simply won’t address the current situation. You first […]

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Heat Stress or Drought Stress?

As spring approaches in Florida, it is time for property owners to adjust their landscaping maintenance to account for a rise in temperature and seasonal rain patterns. Heat stress is most prevalent when a lawn is not prepared to handle the shift in temperatures. As the heat lingers, the effects of drought begin to take […]

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Why Should You Choose Seville for Your Home Lawn?

When you want a lush carpet of green around your Florida home, you can choose from quite a variety of turf grasses well adapted to the warm, humid conditions of our state. One of the most popular is St. Augustine grass. For yards with shade trees or near the coastline, your best cultivar may be […]

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