Environmental Horticulture Commercial Production
If you have a nursery or greenhouse in lake county and have a problem, contact Brooke for free site visits and consultations. the plant clinic for commercial producers is open at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka every Tuesday from 1-4 pm and many issues can be determined there for free. However, due to Covid it is by appointment only.
Seeing some weird galls on Ligustrum? It is not herbicide as we thought in the past, but an eriophyid mite. Galls on Ligustrum.
Nursery best management practices
Signing up to participate in nursery bmps means you are following all the practices currently required to keep our water resources clean. By filing a notice of intent form (noi) you will be presumed compliant with all state water quality standards. This is not a production guide, but a checklist of potential practices that may or may not apply to your situation. You choose the practices to implement that apply to your site. The manual was revised in 2014 to include practices for in-ground nurseries and leatherleaf ferns.