Foliage of a yaupon holly variety (Ilex vomitoria ‘Dodds Cranberry’). See more photos on Trees & Powerlines. (©UF/IFAS, Edward Gilman) Enjoying a warm cup of coffee or tea provides many a gardener with a jolt of energy to start their day. What if you could grow your own caffeine-rich tea leaves right in your… Read more »
Tips & Tricks
February’s tips & tricks for South Florida landscapes
How cold temperatures affect palms and how to treat them following a cold weather event. Types of Cold Damage There are essentially three types of cold weather events that can injure palms. Chilling injury occurs in tropical species at temperatures above freezing and occasionally as high as 50Â°F. However, the absolute temperature at which chilling… Read more »
Oriental fruit fly posing to be the next threat to South Florida agriculture!!!
The Oriental fruit fly infestation in Miami-Dade County has become a problem warranting the declaration of a state of agricultural emergency. While this may not directly impact your home garden at the moment, an infestation here in Florida could be devastating. Read more about the Oriental fruit fly and what is being done to keep… Read more »