Gardening In The Panhandle

Native Shrub Option for Sandy Soils

Native Shrub Option for Sandy Soils

We often talk about sandy, nutrient poor soil in Florida and how difficult it is for growing many favorite landscape plants. Gardeners may spend considerable time and money amending soils with organic …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/30/native-shrub-option-for-sandy-soils/

Prevent Asparagus Fern Escapes

Prevent Asparagus Fern Escapes

As an extension agent, I’m always curious of what plants folks are using in the landscape. One plant I’ve been noticing more and more of in north Florida, both in containers and in landscape beds, is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/29/prevent-asparagus-fern-escapes/

Are Your Dogwoods in Decline?

Are Your Dogwoods in Decline?

Everyone, or at least everyone fortunate enough to grow up in the South, has a fond memory tucked away of a sight or smell of a plant that reminds them of the good old …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/29/are-your-dogwoods-in-decline/

Spring Festival of Flowers April 7-9, 2017!

Spring Festival of Flowers April 7-9, 2017!

About the Spring Festival of Flowers

The University of Florida, IFAS and the Pensacola State College Milton Campus invites you to join them for one …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/21/spring-festival-of-flowers-april-7-9-2017/

Inspect and Wash to Prevent Azalea Lace Bug Damage

Inspect and Wash to Prevent Azalea Lace Bug Damage

Now is the time to prevent your azaleas from being …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/20/inspect-and-wash-to-prevent-azalea-lace-bug-damage/

Get Those Fairies Off My Lawn!

Get Those Fairies Off My Lawn!

A type III fairy ring. Photo Credit: Alex Bolques, Assistant Professor, Florida A&M University

Mushrooms often …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/20/get-those-fairies-off-my-lawn/

The Visual and Delectable Appeal of an Edible Landscape

The Visual and Delectable Appeal of an Edible Landscape

Figure 1: Edible …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/20/the-visual-and-delectable-appeal-of-an-edible-landscape/

Take Steps to Minimize Mosquitos

Take Steps to Minimize Mosquitos

It is an often made wish of summer that the cold weather of winter will kill all …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/11/take-steps-to-minimize-mosquitos/

Choosing a Lawn Maintenance Comapny

Choosing a Lawn Maintenance Comapny

UF/IFAS File Photo

Lawns in northwest Florida are really starting to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/09/choosing-a-lawn-maintenance-comapny/

Florida Natives: Florida Red Anise

Florida Natives: Florida Red Anise

Dark red flowers of Florida red anise arrive in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/09/florida-natives-florida-red-anise/

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