Name: Elizabeth Bolles
Date registered: February 2, 2012
Many of our favorite perennials benefit from dividing. Learn the techniques In the Garden with Escambia Extension.
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/27/dividing-perennials-in-the-garden/
Our change in season means it is time to start growing your favorite warm season herbs. Learn about planting and growing herbs In the Garden with Escambia Extension.
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/23/in-the-garden-with-warm-season-herbs/
Many of us want an attractive lawn this season and recent warm weather encourages us to act now. Be cautious not to act too quickly with your fertilizer application. Despite warmer temperatures, it is still the recommendation to wait until April for applying nitrogen fertilizer. UF studies show that nitrogen applied before April 15 easily …
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/03/03/wait-until-april-for-lawn-fertilizer/
Most ever gardener wants to grow tomatoes but the end results are not always as expected. Learn the techniques for growing productive tomatoes in our climate. Specifics will include when to start seeds, container mixes, and general care. Learn to choose selections that have shown success in our climate. Participants will be able to purchase …
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/24/all-about-growing-tomatoes/
Consider yourself lucky this year if your landscape is found to be a suitable spot for one of our solitary bees. Late winter and spring are the times when these beneficial bees begin their development, causing interest and concern for many homeowners. The majority of bee species do not produce a colony. The solitary bees …
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/15/solitary-bees-make-their-return/
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/10/spring-garden-series-tried-and-true-perennials/
Learn the best planting techniques for your new container tree or shrub.
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/02/06/tree-planting-techniques/
Before you perform the traditional topping on your crape myrtle, watch the new video from Escambia Extension Horticulture about crape myrtle pruning techniques.
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/31/pruning-crape-myrtles/
Pesticide licenses are required by any lawn or landscape company who will be applying pesticides (including herbicides) as part of their job. Many lawn professionals who treat plant beds for weeds, only need a Limited pesticide license. In order to obtain this license, the Florida Department of Agriculture requires that each person attend a 6 …
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/26/limited-pesticide-trainings-available/
There are several herbs that thrive in cooler winter temperatures. There is still time for you to plant seeds of dill and parsley and transplants of your favorite thyme. The dill will go to seed in spring, the parsley will last for two seasons, and the thyme will spread in the garden for many years. …
Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/01/06/winter-time-herbs/