Don't Feed Your Weeds

Topdressing with fertilizer is a bad idea. Sub-dressing is superior. This idea was demonstrated clearly at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center this week. Dr. Chris Marble, weed specialist, showed us many trials with pre-emergent herbicides and how various mulches affected weed growth. He concluded by showing how fertilizer placement makes weed growth worse. The…

Poinsettia Field Day

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015. 150 varieties of poinsettias grown by the staff and students at the University of Florida, evaluated and overseen by Dr. Jim Barrett.