Elizabeth Bolles

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Name: Elizabeth Bolles
Date registered: February 2, 2012

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  1. Take Advantage of Your Shade — June 14, 2017
  2. African Blue Basil for Pollinators — June 12, 2017
  3. Not All Palm Fertilizers are the Same — June 8, 2017
  4. Lichens In the Garden — June 7, 2017
  5. Necessary Maintenance for Zoysiagrass — June 2, 2017

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Take Advantage of Your Shade

Shade is to be treasured in the Florida summer and new plant introductions make your opportunities for gardening in the shade easy.  Learn more about growing in the shade In the Garden with Escambia Extension.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/06/14/take-advantage-of-your-shade/

African Blue Basil for Pollinators

One of the best plants to attract bees and other pollinators to the garden is African blue basil. Learn more about growing this basil In the Garden with UF IFAS Extension Escambia County.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/06/12/african-blue-basil-for-pollinators/

Not All Palm Fertilizers are the Same

Learn about the appropriate fertilizer for your palms In the Garden with UF IFAS Escambia Extension.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/06/08/not-all-palm-fertilizers-are-the-same/

Lichens In the Garden

Lichens are a natural occurrence in nature. Learn about the relationship between a fungus and an algae and why they are common in landscapes.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/06/07/lichens-in-the-garden/

Necessary Maintenance for Zoysiagrass

Zoysiagrass is becoming very popular for many new lawn installations. Before you choose zoysiagrass, make sure you are aware that it will require dethatching within a few years. This is normally a practice that needs to be performed by a landscape professional. They will need to evaluate the turf’s thatch level and use an appropriate …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/06/02/necessary-maintenance-for-zoysiagrass/

Deer Fly Management for Homeowners

A bite from a deer fly (Family Tabanidae) is a truly unpleasant experience. It is not only painful but many people have an allergic reaction that results in a swollen itchy welt at the sight of the bite. Although there are not many management techniques, homeowners can make a trap to help limit some activity …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/05/26/deer-fly-management-for-homeowners/

Zoysiagrass Workshop for Horticulture Industry professionals

Zoysiagrass is becoming a very popular turf for new lawns and developments.  Beyond the installation, do you as a landscape maintenance professional know how to properly care for zoysiagrass so that it continues to grow well and look appealing after installation?  Plan to attend the Evidence-based Zoysiagrass Management workshop to learn about specific care techniques …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/05/02/zoysiagrass-workshop-for-horticulture-industry-professionals/

Repeat Blooming Azaleas

Azaleas remain a well known Spring flowering shrub but flowers often fade to soon. New developments in the industry have introduced the Encore Azalea, a repeat bloomer. Learn more about this azalea In the Garden with Escambia Extension.

Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2017/04/11/repeat-blooming-azaleas/

Dividing Perennials In the Garden

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/

In the Garden with Warm Season Herbs

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/

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