Posts Tagged: commercial landscaping

Decembers tip’s & tricks for Florida Landscapes

  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 »

UF/IFAS hires full time botanist to help the public with plant identification

Plant ID Service Announcement For the first time in nearly three decades, the UF/IFAS Plant Identification and Information Service now has a full-time extension botanist. This new hire will help everyone (business & public) to identify plants and problems associated with them on a regular basis where before there was nowhere to go. Marc Frank,… Read more »

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 50°F. However, the absolute temperature at which chilling… Read more »