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Nurseries in Manatee County grow woody ornamentals, foliage, floral crops and sod with a value of 60 million dollars per year.

SPECIFIC SERVICES AVAILABLE

- Irrigation evaluation
- Growing media aeration testing
- Insect scout coordination
- Diagnosing plant problems
- Media and water testing for pH and salt only
- Scouting demonstrations with Martha Glenn.

FEE-BASED DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES

- Soil testing - pH, salt and nutrients
- Water testing - pH, salt and nutrients
- Insect and Disease Identification

Contact

Martha Glenn
Commerical Horticulture Agent
Phone: 941-722-4524 ext. 1814

Martha's Blogs

FUTURE OF MANATEE AGRICULTURE ON DISPLAY AT THE COUNTY FAIR!

Posted by Martha Glenn, Ornamental Horticulture Agent Hundreds of our local youth are working hard this year on their entries for the Manatee County Fair in January.  They...
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Attention, Attention, Attention – Read all about it – Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is changing!

Posted by Martha Glenn, Ornamental Horticulture Agent In 1992 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implemented Agricultural Worker Protection Standards (WPS).  These federal regulations are designed to reduce the risk of pesticide...
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Waste Not, Want Not – How to Water Correctly

Posted By Martha Glenn, Commercial Horticulture A question that is often asked is “How often should I water my plants?”  This video was conceived as a way to help answer this age old question.  Happy...
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