Tag: University of Florida

Sentinel Gardens: Growing Native Trees In Foreign Lands To Predict Invasive Threats

    Imagine a young red oak growing in an open meadow, its limbs reaching towards the bright October sky. As fall sets in, its broad...
hurricanes

Hurricane Season 2021: Predictions & Landscaping Tips

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season starts today, so what can we expect? NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center anticipates a 60% chance of an above-normal Atlantic...
conservation

Neighborhood Influences On Water Conservation

Did you know "peer pressure" can affect lawn watering habits and conservation? University of Florida researcher Laura Warner studies the social behaviors that lead...
trees

Isaias Clean-Up: Tree Evaluation After A Major Storm

As Hurricane Isaias wreaks havoc on the Eastern Seaboard, landscapers know that once the dust settles, they'll be involved in clean-up activities on client...

In Florida, CitraBlue St. Augustine Grass Hits The Market

The University of Florida's first turfgrass release in over a decade, CitraBlue™ St. Augustine grass is available for purchase throughout Florida.
peppertree

Send In The Bugs! Brazilian Thrips Released To Fight Invasive Peppertree

Scientists from the University of Florida are betting on a tiny (.08 to .12 inches) winged insect to help protect the Florida Everglades. Why?...
ornamentals

Save Water During Shrub Establishment

By Ron Hall Installing and maintaining woody ornamentals (shrubs) is a popular and profitable green industry service. Many of you landscape pros provide it as...
Buddleia Violet

Outsmarting Invasives

Today’s low seed set sterile cultivars are not your parent’s Bradford Pears.

Arbor Day: Canopy Report Reveals America’s Favorite Tree & More

On this Arbor Day 2024, did you know that If trees could talk, Americans would want them to sound like Morgan Freeman? This and more serious statistics can be found in the "The Canopy Report," a new consumer report on how America sees trees by The Arbor Day Foundation.

Featured Videos

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Volvo CE Launches Updated L30 & L35 Compact Wheel Loaders

Customers looking for 1.3–1.6 yd3(1.0–1.2 m3) bucket capacity or 2.4- to 2.6-ton fork payload will experience faster work cycles, improved maneuverability, tractive force and performance.
Design-Build Equipment

Get Equipped: Design-Build Equipment

From trenchers to compact track loaders and excavators, this assortment of design-build equipment will help your professional lawn care and landscaping services team get the job done.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.