Whiteflies in South Florida Landscapes

  Whiteflies have become a major issue in South Florida with at least four species of particular concern: Ficus, Rugose Spiraling, Bondar’s Nesting and Silverleaf. Residents have noticed plant leaves yellowing, dropping, covered with white waxy material called flocculent, or covered with whitefly excrement called honeydew and its accompanying sooty mold. Plants, walkways, cars, outdoor furniture and… Read more »

Prevention & treatment of cold damage to South Florida landscapes

January and February are the coldest months in Florida. The temperatures are frequently low enough to cause injury to our plants, especially ones not adapted to our Florida climatic conditions. Freezing conditions occur annually in north and central Florida  while below freezing temperatures are rare in South Florida. Cold injury can occur to the entire… Read more »

January’s Tips & Tricks for South Florida Landscapes

First, I would like wish you, ” Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year”!  Second, I would to thank my daughter Kara who got me started with my web and this blog a year ago and getting me into the 21st century. I hope that you continue to enjoy the helpful tips that are provided and… Read more »