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Jacksonville, FL 32254


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Arbor Day, a day for trees
While the National Arbor Day is always in April, many Floridians do not know that Florida’s Arbor Day is the third Friday in January. In 2022 that date is Friday, January 21st


What's Going on in Florida

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension
Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office or view the local update page for the most up to date information on your


The View from Two Months In
Hello all, and welcome to a brand new year! I’ve been Dean of UF/IFAS Extension now for a little over two months. When I first started, I received a piece of advice from SVP Scott Angle: “Above all, just have fun!” he told me


Proper pruning
As a rule, trees in North Florida can be pruned any time of year. However, the winter months seem to bring out the pruning bug in many folks


Doing our part for the St. Johns River
The Fourteenth State of the River Report (http://www.sjrreport


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    Healthy soil is alive
    We get a lot of questions from folks dealing with plant and pest issues in their landscape about “what to spray”, or “how to fertilize”. Often times we want the quick fix


    Roots, out of sight, out of mind
    We don’t often think about the roots of trees until there is a problem. A forester friend of mine called it a “fencepost mentality”