Tropical Fruits Make Summer Sweet
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mg248 or call the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer hotline 233-1750.
Pepper Variety Evaluation
Trimming Your Hedges
Sugarcane Mosaic Virus in St. Augustinegrass Workshop
Thursday, March 17, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm.
Zika Mosquito-Transmitted Virus
The Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted disease that is causing concern in Florida and around the world. Click below for frequently asked questions, risks of the virus, how to avoid it, and other information.
“New! 2016 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Revisions Information Web Page”
The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) applies to farm, forest, nursery and, greenhouse operations that produce agricultural plants. Revisions to the WPS, made by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), were signed into law in 2016. Farm, forest, nursery, and greenhouse operations must comply with most of these revisions beginning January 2, 2017.
New! Sugar Cane Mosaic Virus on Floratam St. Augustinegrass
10% bleach solution (1 part bleach : 9 parts water)
Grocery and hardware stores and home-improvement centers
Immediately effective (no soaking)
Wipe or dip tool in 70 - 100% alcohol
Grocery stores and pharmacies
If you have a palm exhibiting problems call the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Master Gardener hotline at 233-1750 M-F 9-4, or stop by the office 531 North Military Trail West Palm Beach with your palm frond sample.
You may have noticed large numbers of millipedes seemingly invading homes and businesses this year. During this particular time of year the Palm Beach County Extension office receives many complaints about millipedes. Download the fact sheet to learn more about millipedes.
Sugarcane Mosaic Virus on St. Augustine grass in Palm Beach County
The Cattle Identification Rule (Chapter 5C-31, Florida Administrative Code) has been published with an effective date of September 4, 2014. This rule is intended to improve our ability to respond to serious disease outbreaks and to help the industry maintain out-of-state markets.
Click here for more information.
Every drop of water that exits your landscape eventually moves on, and may take with it residues resulting from landscaping practices. Water that runs off of your property makes its way to our ground and surface waters, including the Lake Worth Lagoon, the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean. Click here to view our newest brochure, Protect Palm Beach County’s Water and Environment, which explains how you can use Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ principles to achieve a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape while protecting and preserving our precious environment, ground, and surface waters.
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Tips to Reduce and Repel Mosquitos
Cleaning Up Your Cold Damaged Plants
Attracting our Feathered Friends
Bee Cautious, Be Proactive
Cloning Your Fruit Trees
Florida Friendly Irrigation Tips
Grow Your Own Backyard Veggies
Healthy Palm Pointers from the University of Florida
Herb Gardening in Southern Florida
Holiday Plant Care
Hurricanes Have Taught Us a Lesson
Gardening to Attract Hummingbirds
Non-Aggressive Rooted Trees
Patio Fruit Trees
Pineapple Growing in the Home Landscape
Selecting the Perfect Holiday Tree
Shade Your House, Save Money
Scary Spiders in Mounts Botanical Garden
Spring Flowering Vines
Spring Tree Maintenance
Summer Lovin’ Flowers
Tomatoes in the Florida Garden
Trees With Benefits- Selecting a Small Tree for the Home Landscape
Tropical Flowering Bulbs for South Florida
Tropical Vegetables for the South Florida Garden
Why is it so important to plant native species?
Cactus and Succulent Container Gardens