Monthly Archive: March 2013

Too late for winter weeds

You may be seeing alot of weeds in your yard at this time of year, but a post emergent herbicide will not manage these mature weeds.  Even though post emergent herbicides are labeled to manage weeds that have already emerged, they only work well against small, young weeds.  Once weeds grow well above the turf, …

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Improving Water Quality; bringing back the bayous

Those who have lived in the Pensacola area for many years will remember the days when our local bayous were places people water skiied, kids learned to swim, and fishermen brought home plenty of speckled trout.  But today we see little of this.  Water quality within our bayous has declined to a point that the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/03/12/improving-water-quality-bringing-back-the-bayous/