New whitefly has been found South Florida

BEMISIA (Whitefly) Biotype-Q or BIOTYPE-B? This could be either one. They look identical. Unfortunately, we have a developing whitefly issue in Florida. We are having major issues managing 2 biotypes in a number of areas in South Florida. Both biotypes are referred to as Bemisia tabaci. The Q biotype has been detected in a number… Read more »

May tips for South Florida landscapes

Calibrating Your Irrigation System Photo by Michael Gutierrez, UF/IFAS Calibrating your sprinkler system means figuring out how long you need to run your sprinkler system to apply the correct amount of water. In most Florida soils, the correct amount is 1/2 to 3/4 inches of water. This rate varies depending on your location in the… Read more »

April tips & tricks to outdoor living.

Outdoor Living Outdoor living spaces are places where you can gather to appreciate your landscape and enjoy your friends and family. There are many facets to our landscapes—they’re for relaxation, edible gardening, socializing, playing with our children or pets, and so much more. Here you’ll find information on everything in our yards besides plants. Outdoor… Read more »